6 Jun 2017

Question Time for 6 June 2017

From Parliament - Question Time, 2:19 pm on 6 June 2017
  1. MELISSA LEE to the Minister of Finance: What reports has he received on the Government’s fiscal position?

  2. PHIL TWYFORD to the Minister for Building and Construction: Does he stand by his statement that this is a “golden era” for the building industry; if so, why?

  3. JAMES SHAW to the Prime Minister: What, if anything, has he said to United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson about President Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement?

  4. CHRIS HIPKINS to the Minister of Education: How many schools throughout New Zealand has the Ministry of Education identified as being over capacity or at risk of overcrowding?

  5. KANWALJIT SINGH BAKSHI to the Minister of Police: What is the Government doing to prevent offending in Counties Manukau?

  6. DAVID SEYMOUR to the Minister of Health: Has he seen the TARGIT study of 3,451 women in 11 countries with breast cancer, which found that intraoperative radiotherapy has similar survival and recurrence rates, and significantly fewer mortalities from other complications after 5 years than external beam radiotherapy, and what progress is being made introducing intraoperative radiotherapy into the New Zealand Public Health Service?

  7. TODD MULLER to the Minister of Defence: What announcements have been made as a part of Budget 2017 about the Government’s investment in defence?

  8. CARMEL SEPULONI to the Minister for Building and Construction: Does he agree that due to the housing crisis some boarding house landlords are exploiting vulnerable New Zealanders?

  9. EUGENIE SAGE to the Minister for Climate Change Issues: Will she release updated guidance before this year’s general election on the extent of sea-level rise which local authorities should plan for?

  10. Dr DAVID CLARK to the Minister of Health: Does he stand by his statement that the wish-list figure for district health boards to meet their total cost pressures is “round the amount of the allocation plus about 1 percent of the baseline”, and what is the total cost pressure including wage, demographic, and inflation for all district health boards in dollars for 2017/18?

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

  12. Dr SHANE RETI to the Minister for Disability Issues: What recent Budget announcements has the Government made regarding investment into disability support services?