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Questions to Ministers - 1 November 2016

Questions to Ministers

1. DAVID SEYMOUR to the Minister of Police: Does she believe the public has a right to be concerned about Police conducting roadside breath-screening tests with the intention of collecting personal information for investigations unrelated to road safety; if not, why not?

2. Dr PARMJEET PARMAR to the Minister of Finance: What reports has he received on the performance of the New Zealand economy?

3. ANDREW LITTLE to the Prime Minister: Does he have confidence in the Minister of Police, given crime rose by 5.5 percent in the last year?

4. JAMES SHAW to the Prime Minister: Does he stand by all his statements?

5. IAN McKELVIE to the Minister of Health: Can he confirm that 30 percent more hip and knee joint replacement operations were carried out in 2015/16 compared with the 8,439 in 2007/08, an increase of 2,573 operations?

6. Hon ANNETTE KING to the Minister of Health: What action, if any, has he taken to ensure that New Zealanders receive services in a timely manner?

7. MATT DOOCEY to the Minister of Education: What recent announcements has she made regarding education-related Better Public Service targets?

8. GRANT ROBERTSON to the Minister of Justice: Does she stand by the Prime Minister’s statement to this House in September on phase two of the anti-money laundering measures that “there will be a bill in the House by the end of the year”; if not, why not?

9. JAMI-LEE ROSS to the Minister for Building and Housing: Can he confirm the latest reports on building activity in Auckland show an increase from $5.3 billion to $7.2 billion over the last year, or 36 percent?

10. Hon DAVID PARKER to the Minister for State Owned Enterprises: What was Solid Energy’s indebtedness (excluding performance bonds) in dollars and as a percentage of assets in December 2008 and December 2012?

11. CHRIS BISHOP to the Minister for Small Business: What initiatives has the Government implemented through the Business Growth Agenda that assist small business?

12. RON MARK to the Prime Minister: Does he stand by all his statements?

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