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Questions For Oral Answer December 3


QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS

1. ANDREW LITTLE to the Prime Minister: Does he stand by his statement that the “100 years commemoration of Gallipoli” could be “one argument” for a joint ANZAC force to be deployed in the fight against ISIS?

2. TIM MACINDOE to the Minister of Finance: What reports has he received on New Zealand’s economic performance and particularly the outlook for growth over the next few years?

3. RON MARK to the Minister of Defence: Has the Government given instructions to the Defence Force to begin preparations for deployment to the Middle East; if so, when were those instructions first given?

4. JONATHAN YOUNG to the Minister of Energy and Resources: What update can he give on energy resources development in the Taranaki region?

5. GRANT ROBERTSON to the Minister of Finance: What impact would a Fonterra pay-out of below $4 per kilogram of milk solids have on the economy and the Government’s surplus target?

6. MARK MITCHELL to the Minister of Trade: What progress has the Government made in opening up overseas markets for New Zealand exporters?

7. Dr MEGAN WOODS to the Prime Minister: Did Jason Ede provide “Mr Slater with draft blog posts” regarding NZSIS information?

8. METIRIA TUREI to the Prime Minister: Does he stand by all his statements?

9. ALASTAIR SCOTT to the Minister of Revenue: What information has he received about the Government’s action against tax fraud?

10. CHRIS HIPKINS to the Minister of Education: Does she agree with the Prime Minister’s statement that “If those partnership schools don’t succeed the Government will be just as quick to close them down as we have been to establish them”?

11. MOJO MATHERS to the Minister of Broadcasting: Will she consider using regulation to increase New Zealand’s level of captioning for free to air television, given that all of Europe has regulations in place for captioning; if not, why not?

12. STUART SMITH to the Minister for Primary Industries: What recent reports has he received on the number of Honorary Fishery Officers leading into the summer fishing period?

QUESTIONS TO MEMBERS

1. EUGENIE SAGE to the Member in charge of the Register of Pecuniary Interests of Judges Bill: Is it necessary for New Zealand to legislate for the adoption of a Register of Pecuniary Interests for the judiciary; if so, why?

2. DENISE ROCHE to the Member in charge of the Education (Breakfast and Lunch Programmes in Schools) Amendment Bill: What select committee has she nominated for the Education (Breakfast and Lunch Programmes in Schools) Amendment Bill?

3. DENISE ROCHE to the Member in charge of the Education (Breakfast and Lunch Programmes in Schools) Amendment Bill: What recent evidence, if any, has she received that supports her Bill?

4. POTO WILLIAMS to the Member in charge of the Parental Leave and Employment Protection (Six Months’ Paid Leave) Amendment Bill: Does she intend to continue with the Parental Leave and Employment Protection (Six Months’ Paid Leave) Amendment Bill; if so why?

5. MEKA WHAITIRI to the Member in charge of the Parental Leave and Employment Protection (Six Months’ Paid Leave) Amendment Bill: What support has she seen for continuing with the Parental Leave and Employment Protection (Six Months’ Paid Leave) Amendment Bill?

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