7 Jul 2016

The Day In Parliament for 7 July 2016

From In Parliament, 4:45 am on 7 July 2016

Social Services Committee hears submissions on the Social Security Legislation Rewrite Bill, including concerns about the targeting of solo parents and provisions for disability allowances; Finance & Expenditure Committee is briefed by the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment Jan Wright about risks from rising sea levels; Estimates Debate begins with scrutiny of Vote Environment; Nick Smith and John Key face questions on the Government's housing plan - and how comprehensive it is; Labour's Chris Hipkins puts questions about school class sizes to Education Minister Hekia Parata.