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Questions for Oral Answer - July 19


1. GRANT ROBERTSON to the Prime Minister: Does he stand by all his statements regarding water ownership, rights and interests?

2. Dr RUSSEL NORMAN to the Minister of Finance: What has been the total cost to date of extending and implementing the Government’s asset sales programme, which it calls the Mixed Ownership Model?

3. DAVID BENNETT to the Minister of Finance: What reports has he received on the Government’s financial position?

4. JACINDA ARDERN to the Minister for Social Development: Does she stand by her statement that “you need to look at the 16 and 17-year-olds and for the very first time our focus is keenly going on them”?

5. MIKE SABIN to the Minister for Social Development: How will the Government’s welfare reforms support people off welfare and into work?

6. Hon PHIL GOFF to the Minister of Foreign Affairs: Does he stand by all his answers to the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee Estimates hearing today?

7. CATHERINE DELAHUNTY to the Minister of Education: Does she stand by her reported comments that the Government wanted to collect National Standards data to raise pupil achievement, not to rank schools?

8. NIKKI KAYE to the Minister of Science and Innovation: How is the Government helping innovative businesses link up with talented new professionals coming out of our universities?

9. Hon ANNETTE KING to the Minister of Local Government: Were the local authority financial statistics provided in the Better Local Government paper released by the Government on 19 March 2012 accurate; if not, how were they inaccurate?

10. Dr JACKIE BLUE to the Minister for Courts: What progress has been made in the way that the Youth Court responds to young offenders?

11. Rt Hon WINSTON PETERS to the Minister of Māori Affairs: Does he consider water to be an economic resource for Māori?

12. LOUISE UPSTON to the Associate Minister of Transport: What changes is the Government making to the rules for jet boat safety?


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