18 Mar 2014
Question Time for 18 March 2014
- Hon DAVID CUNLIFFE to the Prime Minister: Does he stand by his statement that his approach is "to make New Zealand a better place for Kiwis and their families"; if so, will he commit to building a high-value, high-wage economy?
- Hon KATE WILKINSON to the Minister of Finance: How is the Government's economic programme helping to control the cost of living for New Zealand families?
- GRANT ROBERTSON to the Minister of Justice: Does she stand by all her statements?
- PAUL FOSTER-BELL to the Minister for Courts: What progress can he report on the Government's efforts to modernise and speed up the court system?
- CHRIS HIPKINS to the Minister of Education: Is she considering a greater role for national standards and NCEA achievement data in school funding and teacher pay decisions; if so, why?
- Rt Hon WINSTON PETERS to the Minister of Justice: Does she still stand by her claim that Oravida business was not discussed at her dinner in Beijing at which Oravida personnel were present as well as a senior Chinese Government Customs official?
- Dr PAUL HUTCHISON to the Minister of Health: What announcements has the Government made to further improve maternity services?
- JULIE ANNE GENTER to the Minister of Transport: Can he confirm that by the end of this fiscal year the Government will have spent $1.5 billion on work classified as having a "low" benefit to cost ratio under its Roads of National Significance programme?
- PHIL TWYFORD to the Minister of Housing: Does he stand by all his statements on housing?
- SHANE ARDERN to the Minister for Primary Industries: What progress can he report on innovation investment through the sustainable farming fund?
- Su'a WILLIAM SIO to the Minister for Pacific Island Affairs: Does he have confidence that the Government is "achieving better outcomes for Pacific peoples in New Zealand"?
- DAVID BENNETT to the Minister of Transport: What progress is being made on the Government's high productivity motor vehicles routes programme?