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Questions For Oral Answer March 20


1. Hon DAVID PARKER to the Minister of Education: Does she stand by all her statements?

2. GARETH HUGHES to the Minister of Energy and Resources: Does he see New Zealand’s energy future in oil and gas exploration or renewable energy?

3. JOHN HAYES to the Minister of Finance: What recent reports has he received on progress in building a faster-growing economy that supports more jobs and higher incomes for New Zealanders?

4. Hon NANAIA MAHUTA to the Minister of Education: Does she stand by her statements “I’m satisfied public money was spent in an appropriate way” and “There were no instances of TPO using public money inappropriately”; if so, why has she referred Te Pātaka Ohanga to the Serious Fraud Office?

5. LOUISE UPSTON to the Minister of Health: What reports has he received about recent progress in the treatment of stroke in New Zealand?

6. Hon ANNETTE KING to the Minister of Health: Does he stand by all his statements?

7. MIKE SABIN to the Minister for Courts: What progress can he report on the Government’s efforts to reduce the age of civil court cases?

8. GRANT ROBERTSON to the Minister of Justice: Does she agree with the Prime Minister that she “misled by omission” with respect to her dealings with Oravida Ltd and her ministerial visit to China; if so, in what specific ways did she mislead by omission?

9. KANWALJIT SINGH BAKSHI to the Minister of Energy and Resources: What announcement has he made in relation to smart electricity in New Zealand?

10. MOJO MATHERS to the Minister of Broadcasting: Does he think that television programmes made with public funds should be screened with captions so that New Zealanders with hearing loss can watch them?

11. MELISSA LEE to the Minister for Social Development: What recent announcements has she made about ensuring housing assistance goes to those most in need of it?

12. TRACEY MARTIN to the Minister of Education: Does she stand by her statement in regards to Te Pātaka Ohanga, “there were no instances of TPO using public money inappropriately”?


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