21 Oct 2009

Questions for oral answer for 21 October 2009 - part 1

From Parliament - Question Time, 2:02 pm on 21 October 2009

1. CRAIG FOSS to the Minister of Finance: What have been the GovernmentÂ's priorities to ensure New Zealand comes out of recession and achieves sustainable medium-to long-term growth? 2. Hon PHIL GOFF to the Prime Minister: When he is reported in the New Zealand Herald as saying that National had already looked into introducing competition in the ACC Work Account in some detail, what work has the Government actually done in considering who would benefit from it? 3. Dr JACKIE BLUE to the Minister of Health: Does he still stand by his policy to deliver better, sooner, and more convenient health care? 4. Hon ANNETTE KING to the Minister for ACC: What protocols and procedures, if any, are in place within ACC for children who have been sexually abused? 5. TIM MACINDOE to the Minister for Social Development and Employment: How is the GovernmentÂ's Youth Opportunities Programme making a difference in New Zealand? 6. Hon RUTH DYSON to the Minister for ACC: What representations, if any, did he receive from the Minister of Health in regard to any increased costs to the Health budget as a result of ACC changes? 7. ALLAN PEACHEY to the Minister of Transport: What progress has the Government made in tackling illegal street racing?