7 Dec 2016

Question Time for 7 December 2016

From Parliament - Live Stream and Question Time, 2:04 pm on 7 December 2016
  1. ANDREW LITTLE to the Minister of Finance: Does he stand by his statement, “there is no room for significant loosening of the purse strings”, and does this apply to funding for health, police, and education?

  2. TODD BARCLAY to the Minister of Finance: What reports has he received showing the New Zealand economy is on track for continuing moderate growth?

  3. Rt Hon WINSTON PETERS to the Prime Minister: Does he have confidence in all his Ministers; if so, why?

  4. Hon ANNETTE KING to the Minister of Health: Does he stand by his statement, “I think we’ve got to be very careful before we look at tax cuts. We’ve got to make sure we are properly funding health and education”; if so, has health been funded properly over the last two Budgets to allow him to do everything he has wanted as health Minister?

  5. MAUREEN PUGH to the Minister for ACC: What changes to ACC levies come into effect from 1 April next year?

  6. GRANT ROBERTSON to the Minister of Police: Does she believe Police have been given adequate resources to address crime in all areas; if not, which areas are in need of further resources?

  7. JAMES SHAW to the Prime Minister: Does he have confidence in all his Ministers?

  8. KANWALJIT SINGH BAKSHI to the Minister for Building and Housing: What new housing developments has he announced as part of the Crown Land programme and how many homes will it provide?

  9. PHIL TWYFORD to the Minister for Social Housing: How many state-house tenants turned down properties because of birds chirping in nearby trees, because a backyard was too small for a trampoline, or because they disliked the colour of a door?

  10. Rt Hon WINSTON PETERS to the Minister of Finance: Does he stand by all his statements; if so, how?

  11. Dr JIAN YANG to the Minister of Education: What recent reports has she received on educational achievement for New Zealand?

  12. CHRIS HIPKINS to the Minister of Education: Why, after eight years of a National Government, are New Zealand students’ performance in science, maths, and reading continuing to decline as reported in the OECD Programme for International Student Assessment study, and is she concerned that their scores are now at their lowest point ever?

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