Parliament

Gordon Campbell | Parliament TV | Parliament Today | Video | Questions Of the Day | Search

 

Questions for Oral Answer - August 20


QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS

1. Dr RUSSEL NORMAN to the Minister responsible for the GCSB: Will the Government Communications Security Bureau be able to access the content of any New Zealander’s communications under the cybersecurity provisions of the Government Communications Security Bureau and Related Legislation Amendment Bill?

2. MAGGIE BARRY to the Minister of Finance: What recent reports has he received confirming a further improvement in business and consumer confidence in New Zealand?

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

4. SHANE ARDERN to the Minister for Primary Industries: What announcements has he made on a Ministerial inquiry into the recent whey protein contamination situation?

5. Rt Hon WINSTON PETERS to the Prime Minister: Does he have confidence in all of his Ministers?

6. DAVID SHEARER to the Prime Minister: Does he have confidence in all his Ministers?

7. ALFRED NGARO to the Minister for Social Development: What announcements has she made to better protect children from abuse and neglect?

8. Hon DAVID PARKER to the Minister of Finance: Does he stand by his statement that one of his main priorities for 2013 is to “bed in” welfare reforms “because that is where by far the biggest fiscal benefits lie”?

9. Peseta SAM LOTU-IIGA to the Minister of Housing: How is the Government making KiwiSaver support for first home buyers and the Welcome Home Loan scheme fairer?

10. Dr KENNEDY GRAHAM to the Minister for Climate Change Issues: Does he agree with the statement made in 2009 by then Minister for Climate Change Issues, Hon Dr Nick Smith, in reference to New Zealand’s previous target of 10 to 20 per cent below 1990 levels by 2020 that “…a less ambitious target would undermine New Zealand’s clean, green environmental reputation”?

11. Hon DAMIEN O'CONNOR to the Minister for Primary Industries: Does he have confidence in the Ministry for Primary Industries’ standards for approving recognised agents?

12. PAUL FOSTER-BELL to the Minister of Health: What progress has been made on providing better access to surgical first specialist assessments?

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

Gordon Campbell: On The Emissions Reduction Plan Non-Event


Clearly, the attempt to take the politics out of climate change has itself been a political decision, and one meant to remove much of the heat from the global warming issue before next year’s election. What we got from yesterday’s $2.9 billion Emissions Reduction Plan was a largely aspirational multi-party commitment to the direction of policy on climate change...
More>>



 
 

Budget: Climate Investments Provide Path To Economic Security
The Government is investing in New Zealand’s economic security by ensuring climate change funding moves away from short-term piecemeal responses and towards smart, long-term investment... More>>

ALSO:


Budget: Updated My Vaccine Pass For Those Who Want It

New Zealanders who are up-to-date with their COVID-19 vaccinations will be able to download an updated My Vaccine Pass from 24 May, COVID-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins said today... More>>

Speaker: 2022 Register Of Pecuniary And Other Specified Interests Presented
The 2022 Register of Pecuniary and Other Specified Interests of Members of Parliament was presented in the House today. It contains a summary of members’ interests as at 31 January 2022... More>>



Classification Office: Following Decision To Ban Manifesto The Buffalo Mass Shooting Livestream Is Now Banned
The livestream video of yesterday’s mass shooting in the United States has now been banned, Acting Chief Censor Rupert Ablett-Hampson announced this morning. The decision follows on from his decision yesterday to call in and ban the ‘manifesto... More>>

Borders: New Zealand Poised To Welcome International Students Back
New Zealand is fully reopening to international students and the Government is committed to help reinvigorate and strengthen the sector, Education Minister Chris Hipkins said today... More>>


Inland Revenue: Commissioner Appointed
Deputy Public Service Commissioner Helene Quilter QSO has today announced the appointment of Peter Mersi to the position of Commissioner and Chief Executive, Inland Revenue Department... More>>


 
 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • PARLIAMENT
  • POLITICS
  • REGIONAL
 
 

InfoPages News Channels