6 Aug 2013

Question Time for 6 August 2013 (to members)

From Parliament - Question Time, 3:32 pm on 6 August 2013
  1. Hon TREVOR MALLARD to the Member in charge of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (Amending Primary Function of Bank) Amendment Bill (No 2): Is it his intention to proceed with the first reading of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (Amending Primary Function of Bank) Amendment Bill (No 2); if so, why?
  2. Hon MARYAN STREET to the Member in charge of the Electricity (Renewable Preference) Amendment Bill: Is it her intention to proceed with the first reading of the Electricity (Renewable Preference) Amendment Bill; if so, why?
  3. SUE MORONEY to the Chairperson of the Government Administration Committee: How many submissions were received on the Parental Leave and Employment Protection (Six Months' Paid Leave) Amendment Bill?
  4. Hon TREVOR MALLARD to the Member in charge of the Gambling (Gambling Harm Reduction) Amendment Bill: Is it his intention to proceed with the committee stage of the Gambling (Gambling Harm Reduction) Amendment Bill; if so, why?
  5. ANDREW LITTLE to the Member in charge of the Sentencing (Protection of Children from Criminal Offending) Amendment Bill: Is it her intention to proceed with the first reading of the Sentencing (Protection of Children from Criminal Offending) Amendment Bill; if so, why?
  6. KRIS FAAFOI to the Chairperson of the Law and Order Committee: When will she report back on the Report from the Controller and Auditor-General, New Zealand Police: Enforcing drink driving laws, February 2013?
  7. JACINDA ARDERN to the Member in charge of the Social Security (Clothing Allowances for Orphans and Unsupported Children) Amendment Bill: Is it her intention to proceed with the first reading of the Social Security (Clothing Allowances for Orphans and Unsupported Children) Amendment Bill, if so, why?
  8. SUE MORONEY to the Member in charge of the Care of Children Law Reform Bill: Is it her intention to proceed with the first reading of the Care of Children Law Reform Bill; if so, why?
  9. CLARE CURRAN to the Member in charge of the Privacy (Giving Privacy Commissioner Necessary Tools) Amendment Bill: Is it her intention to proceed with the first reading of the Privacy (Giving Privacy Commissioner Necessary Tools) Amendment Bill; if so, why?
  10. CHRIS HIPKINS to the Member in charge of the Education (Breakfast and Lunch Programmes in Schools) Amendment Bill: Is it his intention to proceed with the first reading of the Education (Breakfast and Lunch Programmes in Schools) Amendment Bill; if so, why?
  11. IAIN LEES-GALLOWAY to the Chairperson of the Health Committee: Is it his intention to seek further submissions into the Inquiry into improving child health outcomes and preventing child abuse with a focus from preconception until three years of age?
  12. SUE MORONEY to the Member in charge of the Electronic Data Safety Bill: Is it her intention to proceed with the first reading of the Electronic Data Safety Bill; if so, why?
  13. Hon DAVID CUNLIFFE to the Chairperson of the Finance and Expenditure Committee: Has he taken steps to ensure that the representatives of senior citizens have been given the opportunity to submit to the committee on the Taxation (Annual Rates, Foreign Superannuation, and Remedial Matters) Bill; if so, what were those steps?
  14. ANDREW WILLIAMS to the Member in charge of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (Amending Primary Function of Bank) Amendment Bill (No 2): What is the intention of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (Amending Primary Function of Bank) Amendment Bill (No 2)?
  15. ANDREW WILLIAMS to the Member in charge of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (Amending Primary Function of Bank) Amendment Bill (No 2): How will the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (Amending Primary Function of Bank) Amendment Bill (No 2) help the Reserve Bank pursue a balanced macro-economic policy?
  16. ANDREW WILLIAMS to the Member in charge of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (Amending Primary Function of Bank) Amendment Bill (No 2): Why is the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (Amending Primary Function of Bank) Amendment Bill (No 2) needed now?
  17. BARBARA STEWART to the Member in charge of the Sentencing (Protection of Children from Criminal Offending) Amendment Bill: What is the intention of the Sentencing (Protection of Children from Criminal Offending) Amendment Bill?
  18. BARBARA STEWART to the Member in charge of the Sentencing (Protection of Children from Criminal Offending) Amendment Bill: Why is the Sentencing (Protection of Children from Criminal Offending) Amendment Bill needed now?
  19. RICHARD PROSSER to the Member in charge of the Social Security (Clothing Allowance for Orphans and Unsupported Children) Amendment Bill: What is the intention of the Social Security (Clothing Allowance for Orphans and Unsupported Children) Amendment Bill?
  20. RICHARD PROSSER to the Member in charge of the Social Security (Clothing Allowance for Orphans and Unsupported Children) Amendment Bill: Why is the Social Security (Clothing Allowance for Orphans and Unsupported Children) Amendment Bill needed now?