13 Nov 2013

Question Time for 13 November 2013

From Parliament - Question Time, 2:01 pm on 13 November 2013
  1. Hon DAVID CUNLIFFE to the Prime Minister: Will the results of the state-owned assets referendum in any way influence his Government's policy to sell State assets; if so, how?
  2. PAUL FOSTER-BELL to the Minister of Finance: What reports has he received on the stability of New Zealand's financial system?
  3. BRENDAN HORAN to the Minister of Energy and Resources: Does he stand by all his recent statements?
  4. Dr RUSSEL NORMAN to the Minister for State Owned Enterprises: Does he think the Government has a mandate to sell Genesis Energy when last night's 3 News Reid research poll showed 68 percent of New Zealanders say the Government should not sell Genesis Energy and given that a majority of New Zealanders voted for parties that opposed his asset sales policy at the last election?
  5. Hon ANNETTE KING to the Minister of Health: Does he stand by his statements that "this Government has put an average of $500 million extra into the health budget each year" and "we are providing more services for New Zealanders faster and with better access, providing the services they need"?
  6. Dr CAM CALDER to the Minister of Health: What progress has the Government made on increasing immunisation rates?
  7. JACINDA ARDERN to the Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage: When he stated "this is a golden age for the arts in New Zealand" was he including the current state of the screen production industry?
  8. Peseta SAM LOTU-IIGA to the Minister of Housing: What is the Government doing to improve the health and safety of its Housing New Zealand homes?
  9. CHRIS HIPKINS to the Minister of Education: Does she stand by all of her decisions regarding school closures and mergers in Christchurch; if so, why?
  10. CLAUDETTE HAUITI to the Minister of Internal Affairs: What reports has he received about global trends in improved public sector performance through transparency and shared information?
  11. Dr KENNEDY GRAHAM to the Minister for Climate Change Issues: Does he think the Government is doing enough to tackle climate change given the statement of Yeb Sano, head of the Philippines delegation to the UN climate talks that, "We cannot sit and stay helpless staring at the international climate stalemate. It is now time to take action."?
  12. Le'aufa'amulia ASENATI LOLE-TAYLOR to the Minister of Police: What reports, if any, has she received concerning public harassment and intimidation from street prostitutes and their clients?