21 Jun 2012

Question Time for 21 June 2012

From Parliament - Question Time, 2:03 pm on 21 June 2012
  1. Hon DAVID PARKER to the Minister of Finance: Does he accept the BNZ statement that New Zealand’s increasing current account is “a very clear risk for New Zealand’s credit rating with Standard and Poor’s”?
  2. SHANE ARDERN to the Minister of Finance: What reports has he received on the economy?
  3. KEVIN HAGUE to the Minister for ACC: Can she confirm that staff in ACC’s Recovery Independence Service teams receive more or less remuneration dependent on whether the proportion of people receiving weekly compensation is less or more than specified duration targets?
  4. Hon DAVID CUNLIFFE to the Minister for Economic Development: Does he stand by all his recent statements?
  5. JAMI-LEE ROSS to the Minister of Police: What actions has the Government taken against illegal street racers?
  6. Hon MARYAN STREET to the Minister of Health: Has he received any reports or correspondence regarding the Community Pharmacy Services Agreement with District Health Boards and if he has, have they caused him any concern?
  7. TIM MACINDOE to the Minister of Justice: How is the Justice sector contributing to the Government’s better public services programme?
  8. GARETH HUGHES to the Minister for Climate Change Issues: Does he agree with the statement made by the Minister for the Environment, Hon Amy Adams in Rio, that, “Money spent on fossil fuels is money that could be spent on other sustainable development priorities”, and will the Government re-allocate the $889 million for ETS credits in Budget 2012 towards sustainable projects and a green economy?
  9. MIKE SABIN to the Minister of Immigration: What reports has he received on the benefits to New Zealand of the Recognised Seasonal Employer scheme?
  10. KRIS FAAFOI to the Minister of Police: Does she stand by all the statements she made to the Law and Order Committee yesterday?
  11. NICKY WAGNER to the Minister for Courts: What recent announcements has he made regarding court services for Christchurch?
  12. DENIS O'ROURKE to the Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery: Does he still believe that the best way to deal with the price increase in home rentals in Christchurch is to leave it to the market?