27 Jun 2012

Question Time for 27 June 2012

From Parliament - Question Time, 2:11 pm on 27 June 2012
  1. Rt Hon WINSTON PETERS to the Associate Minister for Social Development: Is she confident that all providers contracted through the Family-Centred Services Fund are meeting the appropriate financial and governance standards?
  2. DAVID SHEARER to the Prime Minister: Does he stand by all his statements?
  3. DAVID BENNETT to the Minister of Finance: What are the benefits of getting better results from public services?
  4. Dr RUSSEL NORMAN to the Prime Minister: Does he stand by his statement that “you can’t and wouldn’t want to” stop retail investors on-selling shares to foreign buyers under his asset sales policy?
  5. ALFRED NGARO to the Minister for Social Development: What commitments has the Government made to reduce the number of child assaults in New Zealand?
  6. Hon DAVID PARKER to the Minister of Finance: Is narrowing the wage gap with Australia the fundamental purpose of his Government, if so, where is the specific target in National’s 120-point action plan, National’s revised six-point Brighter Future plan or his more recent ten results for New Zealanders?
  7. SIMON O'CONNOR to the Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment: How is the Government improving pathways into vocational training as part of its target for lifting qualifications at Level 4 and above?
  8. Hon DAMIEN O'CONNOR to the Minister for Primary Industries: What were the total line-by-line savings in Vote Biosecurity in Budget 2009 and Budget 2010?
  9. NIKKI KAYE to the Minister of Education: What commitments has the Government made to raising student achievement in New Zealand?
  10. PHIL TWYFORD to the Minister of Transport: What involvement, meetings or contact did his predecessor have with Infratil, NZ Bus or Snapper Services regarding Auckland’s integrated ticketing system, and what involvement did the Government have in the decision to include Snapper in the project?
  11. JAMI-LEE ROSS to the Minister of Labour: What recent reports has she received regarding the success of 90-day trials?
  12. KEVIN HAGUE to the Prime Minister: Does he stand by his reported comments regarding ACC that he “backed the corporation’s harder stance, saying it should continue and there was no evidence legitimate claimants were missing out”?