9 Feb 2017

Question Time for 9 February 2017

From Parliament - Live Stream and Question Time, 2:02 pm on 9 February 2017
  1. Hon ANNETTE KING to the Minister of Health: Does he believe that DHBs have enough funding to meet the needs of the public in a fair and equitable way?

  2. ALASTAIR SCOTT to the Minister of Finance: What is the outlook for the New Zealand economy over the next three years?

  3. CLAYTON MITCHELL to the Minister of Conservation: Does she stand by all her statements?

  4. JULIE ANNE GENTER to the Minister for Climate Change Issues: Does she stand by her statement, “we’re on the right track on tackling climate change”?

  5. IAN McKELVIE to the Minister of Police: What announcements has the Government made about increased police for rural and regional New Zealand?

  6. GRANT ROBERTSON to the Minister of Finance: Does he agree with his predecessor’s reported statement that “the Government was keen to get the cost of housing down, so that whether people owned or rented a house they did not use such a large proportion of their income paying for it”?

  7. SIMON O'CONNOR to the Minister of Health: Can he confirm the number of patients benefiting from First Specialist Assessments has risen from 404,511 a year in 2008, to 552,423 a year in 2016, and that this is an increase of 147,912 more patients now being seen?

  8. DAVID SEYMOUR to the Minister of Finance: Does he stand by his statement made yesterday in the Finance and Expenditure Committee that “New Zealand is in the middle of its largest ever building boom”; if so, how?

  9. PHIL TWYFORD to the Minister for Building and Construction: What responsibility does he take for the housing affordability crisis?

  10. BARBARA KURIGER to the Minister of Energy and Resources: What is she doing to ensure drivers aren’t paying too much at the pump?

  11. JAN LOGIE to the Minister of Health: When will the Government make an offer to settle Kristine Bartlett and other care and support workers’ equal pay case?

  12. CHRIS HIPKINS to the Minister of Education: Is she concerned at the amount of money parents often have to pay for education at State and State-integrated schools; if not, why not?

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