12 Jun 2013
Question Time for 12 June 2013
- GRANT ROBERTSON to the Prime Minister: Is it his responsibility to "get to the bottom" of who leaked the Kitteridge report; if not, why not?
- Dr RUSSEL NORMAN to the Prime Minister: What intelligence agencies that he is responsible for, have contracts with Palantir; if so, what is the nature of those contracts?
- Hon TAU HENARE to the Minister of Finance: What recent steps has the Government taken to help protect the economy and financial system from damaging boom and bust credit cycles?
- Hon DAVID PARKER to the Minister of Finance: Does he stand by his statement "There's going to be a lot of jobs, a high level of activity for the next three or four years, that's picking up speed now. But it does divert us a bit from the need to rebalance the economy and that is get our capital and our people and the export earnings sector"; if so, how many jobs will be created in the export sector over the next three or four years?
- IAN McKELVIE to the Minister of Science and Innovation: How is the Primary Growth Partnership helping to boost productivity in New Zealand's primary sector?
- JACINDA ARDERN to the Minister of Finance: Does he stand by his statement "our priority, of course, is to focus on those in persistent deprivation"; if not, why not?
- Peseta SAM LOTU-IIGA to the Minister for Social Development: What initiatives in Budget 2013 provide further support for families on low incomes?
- BRENDAN HORAN to the Minister of Health: Has MedSafe received users medical device incident reports in respect of CareSens blood glucose meters; if so, how many reports were received in 2012 and in 2013 year-to-date?
- EUGENIE SAGE to the Minister for Primary Industries: Is the Ruataniwha irrigation scheme one of the schemes he believes will have "real benefits for the environment"?
- Hon CLAYTON COSGROVE to the Minister for State Owned Enterprises: Does he agree with the finding of the Deloitte report on the Treasury monitoring of Solid Energy that "The removal/refreshment of a Board by Ministers is a crude lever and has a high threshold for use. Notwithstanding this, with the benefit of hindsight, it is evident such a move may have been warranted"; if not, why not?
- JACQUI DEAN to the Minister of Corrections: What announcements has she made around using audio-visual links technology to improve public safety?
- CHRIS HIPKINS to the Minister of Education: Does she stand by all of the answers she gave to Oral Questions yesterday?