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Questions for Oral Answer - July 30

QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS

1. DAVID SHEARER to the Prime Minister: Does he stand by all his statements?

2. Dr RUSSEL NORMAN to the Prime Minister: Did his Chief of Staff, Wayne Eagleson, advise Parliamentary Service that United Future Leader Hon Peter Dunne had agreed to cooperate with the Henry inquiry and had consented to releasing his electronic phone logs; if so, why?

3. JAMI-LEE ROSS to the Minister of Finance: What reports has he received on business confidence and intentions among companies to invest and hire more staff?

4. Hon DAVID PARKER to the Minister of Finance: Does he stand by his statement that “High house prices matter because many New Zealanders spend a large portion of their incomes on housing and that has helped fuel household debt and contribute to damaging imbalances in the economy”?

5. Dr CAM CALDER to the Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment: What steps is the Government taking to raise achievement and participation in tertiary education by students in South Auckland?

6. Rt Hon WINSTON PETERS to the Prime Minister: Does he stand by all his statements?

7. EUGENIE SAGE to the Minister for the Environment: What percentage of sites identified as a river in the Suitability for Swimming indicator report released yesterday were categorised as “Very Good” or “Good” and therefore were safe for swimming?

8. LOUISE UPSTON to the Minister for Social Development: What announcements has she made about the first Children’s Teams, part of the Government’s Children’s Action Plan?

9. CHRIS HIPKINS to the Minister of Education: Does she agree with the Minister of Finance that “The Government is focusing on ensuring that every teacher put in front of our children is competent”?

10. MIKE SABIN to the Associate Minister of Education: What recent announcements has she made regarding school property?

11. DAVID SHEARER to the Prime Minister: Does he stand by all his statements?

12. JOHN HAYES to the Minister of Customs: What is the Government doing to improve border processing?

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