21 Oct 2009

Questions for oral answer for 21 October 2009 - part 2

From Parliament - Question Time, 2:38 pm on 21 October 2009

Q 8---12# Hon DAVID PARKER to the Minister for ACC: Does he agree with the Employers and Manufacturers Association which says employers are wary about any move to re-introduce an open competitive market for ACC because the last time there was a private market for ACC it turned into aÂ'bunfightÂ'between insurers? and lt;br / and gt; and lt;br / and gt; # Dr RUSSEL NORMAN to the Minister of Finance: Does he have any concerns regarding the membership of the Tax Working Group? and lt;br / and gt; and lt;br / and gt; # CHARLES CHAUVEL to the Minister for Climate Change Issues: Does he stand by his statement that the changes to the Emissions Trading Scheme make the schemeÂ"workable and affordableÂ"? and lt;br / and gt; and lt;br / and gt; # MELISSA LEE to the Minister of Corrections: What recent announcements has she made on employment training skills for prisoners? and lt;br / and gt; and lt;br / and gt; # LYNNE PILLAY to the Minister for ACC: Does he stand by his statement last Thursday thatÂ"In respect of the memberÂ's claims that people in Wellington are making decisions about such counselling, I assure the member that those decisions are being made by properly qualified psychiatrists and others who have the clinical skills to make themÂ"?