The order paper is here.
Oral Questions 2.00 pm – 3.00 pm
- CHRIS BISHOP to the Minister of Finance: What reports has he received about lower than expected inflation in New Zealand?
- Hon ANNETTE KING to the Prime Minister: Does he stand by his statement that “There’s always a risk with third-term Governments that they get arrogant. There’s always a risk that they veer off into a space they haven’t been, and start surprising their supporters”?
- METIRIA TUREI to the Prime Minister: Does he stand by all his statements?
- Dr JIAN YANG to the Minister of Education: What recent announcements has she made that will ensure young New Zealanders get the right resources and investment they need for educational success?
- GRANT ROBERTSON to the Minister of Finance: Has he ever described achieving a surplus in this year as an “artificial target”; if not, why not?
- DARROCH BALL to the Minister for Social Development:Does she stand by her statement “The latest benefit figures show a further year-on-year decline as the New Zealand economy improves and welfare reforms continue to support families”?
- MATT DOOCEY to the Minister of Transport: What progress has the Government made on the Western Corridor, which is part of its Roads of National Significance programme for Christchurch?
- PHIL TWYFORD to the Minister of Finance: Does he stand by his statement that the Government has effectively left nothing “undone” to tackle sky-rocketing house prices in Auckland?
- JAN LOGIE to the Minister for Women: Does she consider it her job to advocate for all New Zealand women?
- CLAYTON MITCHELL to the Minister of Conservation: Is she at all concerned about the health and safety of paua divers and other recreational water users around Stewart Island in relation to shark cage diving permits?
- MARK MITCHELL to the Minister of Customs: How is the Government making criminals pay for better drug screening at the border?
- Hon DAVID PARKER to the Minister of Trade: Will he now release the Government’s objectives and the latest offer it has tabled in respect of each chapter and each annex of the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement?
National: Four patsies on inflation, education, Christchurch roads and drug screening at borders
Labour: Four questions on arrogance, surplus, house prices and the TPP
Greens: Two questions on does PM stand by all his statements and advocacy by Minister for Women
NZ First: Two questions on welfare and paua divers
Government Bills 3.00 pm to 6.00 pm and 7.30 pm to 10.00 pm
Appropriation (2013/14 Confirmation and Validation) Bill – committee stage
This bill confirms and validates unappropriated expenditure and validates excess net asset holdings for the 2013/14 financial year.
- Introduced: December 2014
- 1st reading: February 2015, passed unanimously
- 2nd reading March 2015, passed 61 to 54 with Labour, Greens and NZ First against
This bill is has a nine hour debate at committee stage, with two hours on the annual accounts and an hour each on seven portfolio areas.