4 Apr 2017

Question Time for 4 April 2017

From Parliament - Live Stream and Question Time, 2:06 pm on 4 April 2017
  1. ANDREW LITTLE to the Prime Minister: Based on the advice he has received from the Defence Force and the Minister of Defence, does he know if any civilians were killed in Operation Burnham; if so, how many?

  2. TODD BARCLAY to the Minister of Finance: What recent reports has he received about New Zealand’s economic outlook?

  3. JAMES SHAW to the Minister of Tourism: Does she stand by her statement regarding a tourist levy that “I’m personally not a big fan … because we’re really expensive to visit”?

  4. STUART SMITH to the Minister for Children: What updates can she provide on the new Ministry for Vulnerable Children, Oranga Tamariki?

  5. GRANT ROBERTSON to the Minister of Finance: Is it still a “fundamental purpose” of his Government to close the wage gap with Australia; if so, has the gap got smaller or larger since his Government came to office in 2008?

  6. Rt Hon WINSTON PETERS to the Minister for Primary Industries: Is it a fact that he has received serious warnings to New Zealand’s biosecurity over the importation of excrement from horses, cattle, and chickens, and ignored these serious warnings?

  7. EUGENIE SAGE to the Minister for Primary Industries: Does he stand by his statement that FishServe has “no conflict of interest” in its role monitoring the fishing industry, despite being a wholly-owned subsidiary of Seafood New Zealand?

  8. PHIL TWYFORD to the Minister for Building and Construction: Does he stand by his statement, “Whenever people make that first decision to get into a first home, it is always going to be a stretch and difficult. I think there is an element that people need to be realistic and that is that your first home is not going to be one in the leafy suburbs of Remuera close to the central city”?

  9. JAMI-LEE ROSS to the Minister of Trade: What reports has he received on trade issues?

  10. Dr MEGAN WOODS to the Minister responsible for the Earthquake Commission: Is he confident that the Earthquake Commission will meet their commitment of settling all remedial claims by 30 June 2017?

  11. Dr PARMJEET PARMAR to the Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety: What update can he give on workplace health and safety?

  12. CHRIS HIPKINS to the Associate Minister of Education: Does she stand by the Minister of Education’s statement regarding teacher shortages that “this isn’t a crisis, it’s a shortage, but for the schools experiencing the shortage they can feel like it’s a crisis”?

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