18 Jul 2012

Question Time for 18 July 2012

From Parliament - Question Time, 2:03 pm on 18 July 2012
  1. Dr RUSSEL NORMAN to the Prime Minister: Does he stand by his statement of 19 March this year that the housing market is “going to take off”?
  2. TODD McCLAY to the Minister of Finance: How have New Zealand interest rates performed over recent years and what impact is this having on the economy?
  3. DAVID SHEARER to the Prime Minister: Does he still stand by his statement “National will deliver a strong and stable Government”?
  4. Dr JIAN YANG to the Minister of Health: Has he received the latest OECD report on public health spending trends over the past decade, and how does New Zealand compare with the other 27 countries surveyed?
  5. GRANT ROBERTSON to the Minister of Finance: Did he or any of his staff ask the Treasury to model the impact of adding interest on student loans as part of Budget 2012 preparations?
  6. SCOTT SIMPSON to the Minister for Social Development: What announcements has she recently made on the Government’s expansion of Social Workers in Schools?
  7. Hon NANAIA MAHUTA to the Minister of Education: Does she stand by all her statements on class-size increases?
  8. Rt Hon WINSTON PETERS to the Prime Minister: Does he stand by his statement “I want to move quickly to help save jobs”; if not, why not?
  9. JAN LOGIE to the Prime Minister: Does he stand by his reported comments that the Government would need to seek advice before deciding whether a Royal Commission into domestic violence and child abuse, which Owen Glenn has offered to fund, was necessary?
  10. Hon ANNETTE KING to the Minister of Housing: What recent reports has he received on Housing New Zealand’s Smarter. Faster. Fairer. housing service?
  11. IAN McKELVIE to the Minister of Police: What recent successes have the Police had in targeting illegal drugs?
  12. DARIEN FENTON to the Minister of Labour: Why has the Government not required the use of check inspectors in underground mines?