15 Aug 2017

Question Time for 15 August 2017

From Parliament - Live Stream and Question Time, 3:06 pm on 15 August 2017
  1. JACINDA ARDERN to the Prime Minister: Does he stand by his Government’s previous support of “evidence-based investment practices”; if so, does the Government intend to send young people charged with serious offences to a military camp, despite the Prime Minister’s Science Advisor saying boot camps don’t reduce reoffending?

  2. JAMES SHAW to the Prime Minister: Does he stand by all his policies?

  3. NUK KORAKO to the Minister of Finance: What reports has he received on the prospects for the New Zealand economy?

  4. GRANT ROBERTSON to the Minister of Finance: Does he stand by his statement, “the long-term problem of New Zealand productivity is yet to be solved, but we’re actually heading in the right direction”; if so, what is Treasury’s estimate of labour productivity growth in the year to March 2017 according to the July 2017 Monthly Economic Indicators report?

  5. Rt Hon WINSTON PETERS to the Prime Minister: Does he have confidence in his Minister of Immigration; if so, why?

  6. BARBARA KURIGER to the Minister of Health: Can he confirm the details of the $100 million social investment fund for mental health, and how will it help provide earlier intervention and improve services for New Zealanders suffering from mental health issues?

  7. CARMEL SEPULONI to the Minister for Social Housing: Does she agree with the Salvation Army that the Government needs to increase the number of social houses it builds by 20 times to meet demand?

  8. SARAH DOWIE to the Minister of Education: What recent announcements has she made that will enable more young people to succeed in the education system?

  9. TRACEY MARTIN to the Minister of Education: Does she stand by all her comments on education affordability; if so, how?

  10. Dr DAVID CLARK to the Minister of Health: Does he agree with the New Zealand Medical Association’s president that “district health boards were grossly underfunded” and that “there’s just not enough money in the system, no matter how you cut your cloth, you just can’t do what’s required of you when there is not enough money going in”?

  11. ALASTAIR SCOTT to the Minister for Primary Industries: What reports has he received on the economic and environmental benefits of the Waimea Community Dam?

  12. MARAMA DAVIDSON to the Minister for Social Housing: Why has Housing New Zealand built only 125 more houses than it has demolished across New Zealand since June 2009?

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