3 May 2016
Question Time for 3 May 2016
- JAMES SHAW to the Prime Minister: On what dates did he discuss with the Minister of Revenue his conversation with Ken Whitney on foreign trusts, and what specifically did he say to the Minister?
- Rt Hon WINSTON PETERS to the Minister of Finance: Does he stand by his statement on 11 November 2015 regarding Silver Fern Farms, "The parties to the deal have every incentive to ensure that it is a good deal, and actually, every incentive to ensure that it is lawful"?
- ANDREW LITTLE to the Prime Minister: Why, on 13 April, when he told reporters that he had been approached by someone in the foreign trusts industry who was concerned that the rules for trusts were about to be tightened, did he not reveal that person was his personal lawyer?
- SCOTT SIMPSON to the Minister of Finance: What reports has he received indicating continuing economic growth in 2016, low inflation for New Zealand households, and increased business activity?
- ANDREW LITTLE to the Prime Minister: Does he stand by his statement that we are "on the cusp of something special" given the median Auckland house price has risen by $100,000 since January?
- Dr JIAN YANG to the Minister for Primary Industries: What reports has he received on growth in horticulture exports?
- GRANT ROBERTSON to the Minister of Revenue: Why was the review of foreign trusts proposed by IRD in 2014 not undertaken?
- DENIS O'ROURKE to the Minister of Transport: Is the Government committed in the long term to a sustainable railway network for New Zealand?
- Dr PARMJEET PARMAR to the Minister of Transport: What steps has the Government made on strengthening New Zealand's air links with India?
- GARETH HUGHES to the Minister of Energy and Resources: Does he stand by his statement that Genesis Energy's decision to stop burning coal at Huntly is "a sign of the times and reflects the growth of New Zealand's world-leading renewable energy industry"?
- JACQUI DEAN to the Minister of Justice: What recent announcements has she made on the social investment approach to Justice?
- JACINDA ARDERN to the Prime Minister: Does he have confidence in the Minister of Building and Housing in light of the Commissioner for Children's criticism that the Government's Bill on rental standards "will do little for children living in cold, damp, mouldy housing"?