Parliament Today 17 April 2014

April 17th, 2014 at 12:00 pm by Jordan.M

Questions for Oral Answer 2.00PM-3.00PM

Questions to Ministers.

  1. DENIS O’ROURKE to the Minister of Transport: Does he agree with all of the Prime Minister’s statements concerning transport?
  2. JOANNE HAYES to the Minister of Finance: What reports has he received on recent trends in the cost of living for New Zealanders?
  3. GRANT ROBERTSON to the Minister of Justice: Did she meet with a senior official from the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine, also known as the AQSIQ, during her Ministerial visit to China in October 2013?
  4. PAUL GOLDSMITH to the Minister for State Owned Enterprises: What progress has the Government made on the mixed ownership model programme?
  5. Hon DAVID PARKER to the Minister of Finance: Does he stand by all his statements?
  6. ALFRED NGARO to the Minister for Social Development: What recent reports has she received about the number of people on a benefit?
  7. Dr KENNEDY GRAHAM to the Prime Minister: Does he support or condemn the killing of a New Zealand citizen by a United States drone strike in Yemen last year?
  8. Dr CAM CALDER to the Minister of Education: What recent announcements has she made on further Initial Teacher Education provision?
  9. JACINDA ARDERN to the Minister of Police: Does she stand by her statements that police are “much happier under a National-led Government” and that, “there have been no police budget cuts”?
  10. CHRIS AUCHINVOLE to the Associate Minister of Transport: What recent initiatives has the Government announced to help improve safety on our roads?
  11. DARIEN FENTON to the Minister of Immigration: What steps has he taken to ensure that New Zealand workers are given priority for jobs in the Christchurch rebuild and migrant workers given temporary visas are protected?
  12. TE URUROA FLAVELL to the Minister for Primary Industries: Is he aware of the concerns of the Chairman of Te Rūnanga ā Iwi o Ngāpuhi that the revised policy laid out in the Fisheries (Foreign Charter Vessels and Other Matters) Amendment Bill will disproportionately affect iwi owners of settlement quota who lack the scale, capital and flexibility of other quota owners to make other arrangements for catching their annual catch entitlement; if so, what is he doing to address these concerns?

Today Labour are asking about the Oravida saga, whether the Minister of Finance stands by all his statements, budget cuts to the Police, and migrant workers. The Greens are asking about drone strikes. New Zealand First are asking about transport.

Patsy of the day goes to Cam Calder for Question 8: What recent announcements has she made on further Initial Teacher Education provision?

Government Bills 3.00PM-6.00PM

1. Social Security (Fraud Measures and Debt Recovery) Amendment Bill - Third Reading

2. Land Transport Amendment Bill (No 2) - Third Reading

The Social Security (Fraud Measures and Debt Recovery) Amendment Bill is being guided through the house by the Associate Minister for Social Welfare, Chester Borrows. This bill proposes amendments to the Social Security Act 1964 to make spouses and partners, as well as beneficiaries, accountable for fraud, and to enable the Ministry of Social Development to recover debt more effectively.

The Land Transport Amendment Bill (No 2) is being guided through the house by the Minister of Transport, Gerry Brownlee. This bill was formerly part of the Land Transport and Road User Charges Legislation Amendment Bill (Formerly part of Land Transport and Road User Charges Legislation Amendment Bill).

 

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3 Responses to “Parliament Today 17 April 2014”

  1. Duxton (658 comments) says:

    Jacinda Ardern’s question will be interesting. Her father was a senior cop until about twelve months ago, when he left to take up the appointment of High Commissioner to Niue.

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  2. OneTrack (3,363 comments) says:

    Parker, you numpty. Ask a real question.

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  3. Duxton (658 comments) says:

    Simply hilarious watching the tax dodger, Parker, and Pony Ardern getting their arses handed to them.

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