14 Jun 2012

Questions for oral answer 14 June 2012

From Parliament - Question Time, 2:25 pm on 14 June 2012

1. JACINDA ARDERN to the Minister for Social Development: Does she stand by her statement regarding her newly appointed welfare board that "I'm backing the board to guide the investment approach, I'm backing Work and Income to implement it". <br /><br /> 2. METIRIA TUREI to the Minister for Economic Development: Does he stand by his statement that he was "not at all concerned" about signing a deal with SkyCity for a convention centre, before the Auditor-General's inquiry into the deal is complete? <br /><br /> 3. MAGGIE BARRY to the Minister of Finance: How is the Government assisting households and competitive businesses through these tough world economic times? <br /><br /> 4. Hon DAVID CUNLIFFE to the Minister for Economic Development: Does he stand by his statement that "the Auditor-General's process will not impact on the Government's negotiations with SkyCity"; if so, why? <br /><br /> 5. Hon TAU HENARE to the Minister for Social Development: What announcements has the Government made today on employment assistance? <br /><br /> 6. Hon CLAYTON COSGROVE to the Minister for State Owned Enterprises: Does he stand by all his statements with regard to asset sales? <br /><br /> 7. LOUISE UPSTON to the Minister of Justice: What is the Government doing to protect New Zealanders from people charged with serious crime? <br /><br /> 8. Rt Hon WINSTON PETERS to the Minister of Finance: Does he have any concerns about the public statements of the Secretary to the Treasury; if not, why not? <br /><br /> 9. Dr RUSSEL NORMAN to the Minister of Trade: Will New Zealand follow Australia and refuse to sign up to the investor-state dispute provisions of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement; if not, why not? <br /><br /> 10. SUE MORONEY to the Minister of Education: Do any of the thousands of reports she referred to in Oral Question No 8 yesterday support the Government's decision to cut funding for 100 percent qualified staff in early childhood education as a means of lifting student achievement, and if so, what are the names of five of these reports she has read? <br /><br /> 11. IAN McKELVIE to the Minister for Communications and Information Technology: What action has the Government taken to raise awareness of cyber security risks? <br /><br /> 12. ANDREW LITTLE to the Minister for ACC: What meetings or discussions did she have with the Chair or Chief Executive of ACC between receiving the 16 March report relating to the Pullar affair and ACC laying a complaint with the Police and did she in any of these meetings or discussions either suggest, encourage or agree to ACC laying the complaint? <br /><br />