Parliament 13 October 2016

The order paper is here.

Oral Questions 2.00 pm – 3.00 pm

  1. JAMES SHAW to the Prime Minister: Will he be formally raising the issue of New Zealanders detained in Australia when he meets with Malcolm Turnbull later on this week?
  2. ANDREW LITTLE to the Prime Minister: Does he stand by his statement that “I don’t want to ban foreigners from buying residential property”?
  3. ALFRED NGARO to the Minister of Finance: What reports has he received on the outlook for the world economy, and what are the consequences for the New Zealand economy?
  4. ANDREW LITTLE to the Prime Minister: Does he stand by his statement “in the order of about 1,000” people with New Zealand citizenship could be deported here from Australia due to criminal convictions?
  5. MARK MITCHELL to the Minister of Trade: What recent progress has he made in improving access to international markets and supporting New Zealand exporters to grow and create new jobs?
  6. Hon ANNETTE KING to the Minister of Health: What is the estimated cost to Vote Health of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement?
  7. SARAH DOWIE to the Minister for Economic Development:How would the Trans-Pacific Partnership help regional New Zealand?
  8. FLETCHER TABUTEAU to the Minister of Trade: Will he release the full details of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement immediately, given that the 12 Asia-Pacific countries have concluded their negotiations?
  9. GRANT ROBERTSON to the Minister of Finance: Does he stand by his statement that the Government’s top fiscal priority is “returning to surplus this year and maintaining surpluses in the future”?
  10. SCOTT SIMPSON to the Minister for the Environment: What specific species and natural features does the Government aim to protect from the Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary announced by the Prime Minister at the United Nations in New York on 28 September?
  11. JAN LOGIE to the Minister for Women: Does she stand by the Prime Minister’s statement on the gender pay gap that “I don’t think it’s discrimination, it’s just the occupations they are more typically involved in”?
  12. PHIL TWYFORD to the Minister for Building and Housing: Does he stand by his statement, “I want to do things as Housing Minister that are going to make a material difference to my kids and their generation having access to more affordable homes”; if so, is he still confident he can do that under the terms of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement?

National: Four questions on the economy, TPP x2 and the Kermadecs

Labour: Five questions on Australian deportations, TPP x 3, and surpluses,

Greens: Two questions on Australian deportations gender pay gap

NZ First: One question on TPP

Government Bills 3.00 pm to 6.00 pm and 7.30 pm to 10.00 pm

Environment Canterbury (Transitional Governance Arrangements) Bill – first reading

This bill provide governance arrangements for the Canterbury Regional Council to operate during the 2016 to 2019 local authority election-cycle period”, being seven elected Councillors and six appointed Counillors.

  • Introduced August 2015

The first reading consist of 12 speeches of up to 10 minutes each, for a maximum debate of two hours.

Home and Community Support (Payment for Travel Between Clients) Settlement Bill – first reading

This Bill implements a settlement between the Crown, District Health Boards, providers of home and community-based care and support services, and certain unions on behalf of home and community-based care and support employees.

  • Introduced September 2015

The first reading consist of 12 speeches of up to 10 minutes each, for a maximum debate of two hours.

 

Taxation (Transformation: First Phase Simplification and Other Measures) Bill – first reading

The bill amends the following statutes relating to taxation in order to facilitate easier communication with Inland Revenue, simplify tax rules and provide for the sharing of information. The Acts amended are: the Income Tax Act 2007; the Tax Administration Act 1994; the Goods and Services Tax Act 1985; the KiwiSaver Act 2006; the Child Support Act 1991; the Student Loan Scheme Act 2011; the Gaming Duties Act 1971 and the Accident Compensation Act 2001.

  • Introduced June 2015

The first reading consist of 12 speeches of up to 10 minutes each, for a maximum debate of two hours.

 

 

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