25 Feb 2010

Question time for 25 February 2010

From Parliament - Question Time, 2:00 pm on 25 February 2010

1. PESETA SAM LOTU-IIGA to the Minister of Finance: Why is the Government intent on rebalancing the economy, and what benefits will that bring? 2. Hon ANNETTE KING to the Minister for Social Development and Employment: What reports, if any, has she received on programmes she has put in place since she became Minister? 3. SUE KEDGLEY to the Minister of Broadcasting: Has he told Radio New Zealand that its funding will be frozen for a number of years; if so, how many? 4. Hon DAVID CUNLIFFE to the Minister of Finance: Does he stand by all his recent statements? 5. Dr CAM CALDER to the Minister of Corrections: What steps are being taken to reduce the risk of assaults on prison staff? 6. Hon RUTH DYSON to the Minister of Health: Can he guarantee New Zealanders will not have reduced access to health services this year? 7. TODD McCLAY to the Minister of Defence: What progress has been made with Project Protector? 8. Hon TREVOR MALLARD to the Minister of Education: Does she understand the asTTle reporting system and the process leading to it? 9. KANWALJIT SINGH BAKSHI to the Minister of Internal Affairs: What reports has he received on the rollout of new passports? 10. MOANA MACKEY to the Minister of Housing: What is he doing to address the housing issues raised in the Salvation Army's recent "State of the Nation" report? 11. MELISSA LEE to the Minister for Economic Development: What support will the Government provide for the 2011 International Paralympic Committee Athletics World Championships? 12. CHARLES CHAUVEL to the Minister of Energy and Resources: What actions, if any, is he taking to reduce power prices?