23 Aug 2016

Question Time for 23 August 2016

From Parliament - Live Stream and Question Time, 2:24 pm on 23 August 2016
  1. METIRIA TUREI to the Prime Minister: Ka tū a ia i runga i te mana o tana kōrero “you turn on the tap, you expect water to flow and for it to be potable, that you can drink it”?

    Translation: Does he stand by his statement that “you turn on the tap, you expect water to flow and for it to be potable, that you can drink it”?

  2. ANDREW BAYLY to the Minister of Finance: What Productivity Commission reports has he received on New Zealand’s urban planning system?

  3. ANDREW LITTLE to the Prime Minister: Does he stand by his statement that “we are seeing a record number of houses being built”; if so, why, given 29,000 dwellings were consented nationwide in the past year compared to 33,000 in 2004 and 40,000 in 1974?

  4. MARAMA DAVIDSON to the Minister for Social Housing: Ka tū a ia i runga i te mana o tā Te Pirimia kōrero e pā ana ki tētahi pakirehua i te take kore whare a te hunga Tōrangapū- whakawhitinga, “the Government has done a lot of work in the area of homelessness”?

    Translation: Does she stand by the Prime Minister’s statement regarding the cross-party inquiry into homelessness that “the Government has done a lot of work in the area of homelessness”?

  5. ALFRED NGARO to the Minister for Social Development: What recent announcements has she made regarding the care and protection of children and young people?

  6. Hon ANNETTE KING to the Minister of Health: Does he have confidence in his Associate Minister of Health, given that less than half of drinking water supplies serving populations of less than 5,000 people are meeting drinking water standards?

  7. Dr PARMJEET PARMAR to the Minister of Education: What recent announcements has she made regarding teacher supply?

  8. GRANT ROBERTSON to the Minister of Finance: Does he stand by his statement that the average wage would rise to $62,000 by 2018; if so, by what percentage per annum would it need to increase in the next two years to reach that level?

  9. JOANNE HAYES to the Minister of Health: What progress has been made towards achieving the Government’s national health targets?

  10. CHRIS HIPKINS to the Minister of Education: Does she stand by her statement regarding the special education system that “I want it to be child-centred, simple to access, and available promptly, early and without interruption for as long as required”; if so, will any of her proposals announced last week reduce existing services or provision?

  11. NUK KORAKO to the Associate Minister of Health: What recent announcement has he made affecting the status of electronic cigarettes?

  12. Rt Hon WINSTON PETERS to the Prime Minister: Does he stand by all his statements; and in what manner?

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