10 May 2017

Question Time for 10 May 2017

From Parliament - Live Stream and Question Time, 2:02 pm on 10 May 2017
  1. FLETCHER TABUTEAU to the Prime Minister: Does he have confidence in all his ministers?

  2. ANDREW LITTLE to the Prime Minister: Does he stand by his response to a mental health nurse who said they are so short-staffed they are working double shifts, that “they need to be consulting with their employers about the suitability of working those hours”; if so, does he know who sets the funding for DHBs that employ mental health nurses?

  3. SIMON O'CONNOR to the Minister of Finance: What reports has he received on the Government’s financial accounts?

  4. GRANT ROBERTSON to the Minister of Finance: Does he stand by his statement on tax policy to the House yesterday, “the Minister of Finance, who I am acquainted with, has not made any commitment in regard to any elements of the Budget package on 25 May”; if so, why did he say on the 28th of April, “We are not planning to do a reduction on rates this year”?

  5. MARAMA FOX to the Minister for Māori Development: What recent announcements has he made about funding for marae and housing?

  6. NUK KORAKO to the Minister of Education: What recent reports has she received regarding partnership schools?

  7. JAMES SHAW to the Minister of Conservation: How will a coal mine on conservation land support today’s Threatened Species Strategy announcement?

  8. BRETT HUDSON to the Minister of Science and Innovation: What announcements has he made to support New Zealand businesses invest in research and development?

  9. PHIL TWYFORD to the Minister of Revenue: Does she agree with the IMF that removing “negative gearing” tax breaks for property investors would help redirect saving incentives to other, potentially more productive investments?

  10. JOANNE HAYES to the Associate Minister for Social Housing: What announcements has he made about the results of the Relocation from Auckland Assistance scheme?

  11. Dr DAVID CLARK to the Minister of Health: Does he stand by his statement about the authors of the People’s Mental Health Report, “they’re very left-wing, anti-Government protesters”; if not, when will he apologise to the 500 people who wrote their own stories about experiences with the mental health system as part of the report?

  12. MELISSA LEE to the Minister for Small Business: What updates can she provide on how the Government is supporting small businesses’ uptake of digital technology?