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Parliament: Oral Questions - 23 March 2021

Questions to Ministers

  1. Hon JUDITH COLLINS to the Prime Minister: Does she stand by all of her Government’s statements and actions?
  2. Hon JULIE ANNE GENTER to the Minister of Finance: Does he stand by his statement that “we cannot afford to put the current economic recovery at risk by allowing house prices to spiral out of control”; if so, what impact, if any, will the Government’s housing package announced this morning have on the ratio of house prices to household income in the short term?
  3. BARBARA EDMONDS to the Minister of Finance: What actions is the Government taking to support stability and fairness in the economy by managing demand for housing?
  4. ANDREW BAYLY to the Minister of Finance: Does he stand by all his statements and actions?
  5. PAUL EAGLE to the Minister of Housing: What announcements has she made about unlocking housing supply in New Zealand?
  6. CHRIS BISHOP to the Minister for COVID-19 Response: When the Government was negotiating a joint decision-making framework with Australia for the proposed trans-Tasman safe travel zone, did the Government develop a back-up plan in case agreement was not reached in the negotiations; if so, what was the plan?
  7. MARJA LUBECK to the Minister of Education: What is the Government doing to extend its current level of support to meet the skills needs of the construction industry and other trades?
  8. DAVID SEYMOUR to the Prime Minister: Does she stand by her statement, “between 1991 and 2019, New Zealand house prices had the highest real growth in the OECD at 266 percent”; if so, by how much will the policies announced today reduce real house price growth?
  9. DEBBIE NGAREWA-PACKER to the Minister of Corrections: Does he have confidence in the Department of Corrections and its CEO?
  10. Dr ANAE NERU LEAVASA to the Minister of Health: What recent announcements has he made on mental wellbeing telehealth supports for youth?
  11. Hon TODD McCLAY to the Minister of Tourism: Why did he not announce any new support for tourism when in Queenstown last week, and does he agree with his senior ministerial colleague who said COVID-19 had taught the tourism industry “not to be so cocky”?
  12. JO LUXTON to the Minister for Small Business: What reports has he seen on the take-up by small businesses of Digital Boost?

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