29 Aug 2012
Question Time for 29 August 2012
- DAVID SHEARER to the Prime Minister: Has he seen recent reports on the level of inequality and child poverty in New Zealand?
- PAUL GOLDSMITH to the Minister of Finance: What is the Government doing to encourage economic growth and raise New Zealanders' standard of living?
- Hon DAVID CUNLIFFE to the Minister of Finance: What was the change in real equivalised median household income (before housing costs) of New Zealand households from 2009-10 to 2010-11 as measured in the Household Economic Survey in dollar and percentage terms?
- BRENDAN HORAN to the Minister of Transport: Does he stand by his statement that "I think the issue about the sleepers is being over beaten-up."?
- JAMI-LEE ROSS to the Minister of Transport: What recent announcements has the Government made around transport investment?
- METIRIA TUREI to the Prime Minister: Does he stand by his statement "I don't want to see any New Zealand child in poverty"?
- TIM MACINDOE to the Minister for Social Development: Why is the Government making changes to the welfare system?
- Su'a WILLIAM SIO to the Minister for Pacific Island Affairs: Does she agree with the Expert Advisory Group on Solutions to Child Poverty that "For New Zealand to do well, Pasifika children must do well"?
- Dr CAM CALDER to the Minister of Health: What progress can he report on immunising young children against common infectious diseases like whooping cough and measles?
- Hon ANNETTE KING to the Minister of Housing: Which of the recommendations on housing from the Expert Advisory Group on Solutions to Child Poverty will he implement?
- MELISSA LEE to the Minister of Housing: How many State houses have been made warmer and drier under this Government?
- STEFFAN BROWNING to the Minister of Science and Innovation: What is the cost of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment acting as a founding partner of the 2012 Agricultural Biotechnology International Conference; and what is the total cost of all Government sponsorship of this conference?