11 May 2016

The Day In Parliament for 11 May 2016 - morning edition

From In Parliament, 5:45 am on 11 May 2016

Taxation (Residential Land Withholding Tax, GST on Online Services, and Student Loans) Bill passes final reading by 109 votes to 12 with only New Zealand First opposed; Social Security Legislation Rewrite Bill passes first reading with opposition from the Greens, and is sent to the Social Services Committee; Building (Earthquake-prone Buildings) Amendment Bill passes final reading by 120 votes to 1 with only ACT's David Seymour opposed; Prime Minister continues to face questions about the Panama Papers and foreign trusts; Questions also about unemployment; Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement Amendment Bill is introduced to the House and set down for first reading.