23 May 2017

Question Time for 23 May 2017

From Parliament - Live Stream and Question Time, 2:03 pm on 23 May 2017
  1. KANWALJIT SINGH BAKSHI to the Minister of Finance: What reports has he received on the economy, ahead of Thursday’s Budget announcement?

  2. ANDREW LITTLE to the Prime Minister: Did the Minister for Social Housing consult with him before announcing a housing plan without being able to say how many of the houses will be affordable?

  3. Rt Hon WINSTON PETERS to the Prime Minister: Does he stand by all his statements; if so, why?

  4. JAMES SHAW to the Prime Minister: Does he stand by his statement that “each generation bears its own burdens”?

  5. SARAH DOWIE to the Minister of Tourism: What announcements has she made about increased support for tourism infrastructure?

  6. GRANT ROBERTSON to the Minister of Finance: Does he agree with the Prime Minister that the Government doesn’t do that good a job with people who have really serious needs, and needs to address New Zealand’s “long-running social problems”; if so, can he confirm that his Government has been in power for nearly 9 years and will shortly put forward its ninth Budget?

  7. ANDREW BAYLY to the Minister for Social Housing: How is the Government utilising its residential land holdings in Auckland to support its social housing needs?

  8. CHRIS HIPKINS to the Minister of Education: How many additional teachers will be trained each year, as part of her announcement last week that $5.2 million would be spent on addressing shortages of staff in hard-to-staff core subjects?

  9. BARBARA KURIGER to the Minister of Transport: What roading projects is the Government delivering in Taranaki to support the region’s growth?

  10. POTO WILLIAMS to the Minister for the Community and Voluntary Sector: Did he have any particular organisations in mind when he stated, “Do not play politics with us. If you get up on the hustings and start bagging us, then all the things you are doing are off the table. They will not happen.”; if so, which organisations was he thinking of?

  11. JULIE ANNE GENTER to the Minister of Transport: Is he confident that all transport investment decisions by his Government are best value for money, reliability, and reducing climate pollution?

  12. Dr JIAN YANG to the Minister of Education: What recent announcements has the Government made to address teacher supply?