9 Apr 2014

Question Time for 9 April 2014

From Parliament - Question Time, 2:02 pm on 9 April 2014
  1. Hon DAVID CUNLIFFE to the Prime Minister: Does he stand by his statement that "housing is always a big issue because people need to own a home or, frankly, in most cases, a lot of people want to own a home"?
  2. PAUL GOLDSMITH to the Minister of Finance: What progress is the Government making in achieving its goal of returning to fiscal surplus next year?
  3. CHRIS HIPKINS to the Minister of Education: Does she stand by all of her decisions and statements as Minister of Education?
  4. MARK MITCHELL to the Minister of Police: What recent reports has she received on crime levels in New Zealand?
  5. CLARE CURRAN to the Prime Minister: Does he stand by all his statements?
  6. MELISSA LEE to the Minister for Social Development: How many people have had their benefits suspended since the Government tightened rules on overseas travel?
  7. Dr RUSSEL NORMAN to the Minister of Energy and Resources: Does he stand by all his statements?
  8. CATHERINE DELAHUNTY to the Minister of Education: Does she stand by all her decisions?
  9. SHANE ARDERN to the Minister of Health: What recent announcements has the Government made about colonoscopy services in New Zealand?
  10. Rt Hon WINSTON PETERS to the Minister of Transport: Does he have confidence in KiwiRail following the most recent incidents involving the Aratere and now the Stena Alegra; if so, why?
  11. GRANT ROBERTSON to the Minister of Justice: What was the name of the Chinese official that she dined with during her Ministerial visit to China in October 2013, and if she will not name him, why did she give details of his seniority and place of work?
  12. KANWALJIT SINGH BAKSHI to the Minister of Energy and Resources: What recent announcement has he made about energy efficiency initiatives in the transport and industrial heat sectors?

Questions to members

  1. Hon RUTH DYSON to the Member in charge of the Parental Leave and Employment Protection (Six Months' Paid Leave) Amendment Bill: What reports, if any, has she seen on how practical it is to implement the Parental Leave and Employment Protection (Six Months' Paid Leave) Amendment Bill?
  2. Hon RUTH DYSON to the Member in charge of the Parental Leave and Employment Protection (Six Months' Paid Leave) Amendment Bill: What is the purpose of the Parental Leave and Employment Protection (Six Months' Paid Leave) Amendment Bill?