3 Dec 2015

The Day In Parliament for 3 December 2015 - morning edition

From In Parliament, 5:50 am on 3 December 2015

Debate on RMA reforms due this afternoon; Wednesday sees debate on members' bills: Winston Peters' Affordable Healthcare Bill fails by 75 votes to 46, David Cunliffe's Education (Restoration of Democracy to University Councils) Amendment Bill fails by 61 votes - 60, Jian Yang's Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Relationships Registration (Preventing Name Change by Child Sex Offenders) Amendment Bill passes by 75 votes to 46, David Shearer's Electricity Transparency Bill fails by 61 votes to 60, Mojo Mathers' Commerce (Supermarket Adjudicator and Code of Conduct) Amendment Bill fails by 61 votes to 60; Chief Ombudsman Dame Beverley Wakem appears before the Government Administration Committee; Privileges Committee meets to discuss reflections on the Speaker made by two Labour MPs; Police Minister explains that no-one is above the law; Gerry Brownlee and Grant Robertson trade barbs.