3 Mar 2016
Question Time for 3 March 2016
- Hon ANNETTE KING to the Minister of Health: What was core Crown health expenditure as a percentage of GDP in 2010/11 and what is it in 2015/16?
- JACQUI DEAN to the Minister of Finance: What steps has the Government taken to move its books from an $18 billion deficit in 2011 back to surplus?
- METIRIA TUREI to the Minister for Building and Housing: Does he stand by all his answers to Oral Question No. 1 in the House yesterday?
- SCOTT SIMPSON to the Minister of Tourism: What reports has he received about the contribution tourism is making to the economy?
- GRANT ROBERTSON to the Minister of Revenue: Does he stand by all of his answers to Oral Question No. 4 yesterday?
- DARROCH BALL to the Minister for Social Development: Does she stand by all her statements?
- Dr KENNEDY GRAHAM to the Minister of Trade: Why does he continue to support the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement in light of the analyses in the Expert Paper Series supported by the New Zealand Law Foundation?
- CHRIS HIPKINS to the Minister of Education: Does she stand by her statement that "schools have never been more well-funded than under this Government"; if so, why are some schools charging parents a fee to participate in out-of-zone ballots and income from parental donations has increased by 45 percent since 2008?
- ALASTAIR SCOTT to the Minister of Energy and Resources: What recent reports has he received on competition in the electricity market?
- Dr DAVID CLARK to the Minister of Trade: Does New Zealand's exception for residential property under the Investment Chapter of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement allow a future Government to implement a ban on non-resident foreign speculators buying any existing residential house, flat, or apartment?
- MARK MITCHELL to the Minister of Trade: What consultation has the Government undertaken throughout the negotiation of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, and what further consultation will occur?
- Hon DAMIEN O'CONNOR to the Minister for Primary Industries: Does he have confidence in his Associate Minister of Primary Industries?