14 May 2014
Question Time for 14 May 2014
- Dr RUSSEL NORMAN to the Prime Minister: Does he stand by all his Government's policies?
- Hon DAVID CUNLIFFE to the Prime Minister: Has his Government delivered on his expectation of a "more equal society" and as a result is "every one of our children getting the very best start to life"?
- JOHN HAYES to the Minister of Finance: How will the Budget tomorrow support a growing economy, including jobs, higher wages, and delivery of better public services?
- Hon DAVID PARKER to the Minister of Finance: Will Budget 2014 continue the trend of widening inequality between the wealthy and poorer areas of New Zealand, as shown by the University of Otago 2013 index of deprivation?
- Hon PHIL HEATLEY to the Minister for Social Development: What recent announcement has the Government made about funding for sexual violence services?
- Hon Dr PITA SHARPLES to the Minister of Energy and Resources: How many homes have been insulated as a result of the Relationship Accords signed with the Māori Party in 2008 and 2011, and of these, how many were in low income households?
- Hon ANNETTE KING to the Minister of Health: Will the total allocated funding for Vote Health in Budget 2014 be sufficient to keep pace with population growth, ageing, and increased costs?
- ANDREW WILLIAMS to the Minister of Finance: Will the 2014 Budget contain specific measures to improve tighter rules on foreign ownership of New Zealand land, businesses and other New Zealand-owned assets; if not, why not?
- Dr JIAN YANG to the Minister of Health: What is the Government doing to increase awareness of prostate cancer?
- JACINDA ARDERN to the Minister of Finance: Does he believe families with newborn babies are currently receiving adequate support via Government-funded tax credits and paid parental leave?
- CLAUDETTE HAUITI to the Minister of Statistics: What reports has she received on how the 2013 Census data will help shape communities and inform decision making?
- PHIL TWYFORD to the Minister of Housing: Does he stand by his statement that collecting the data on offshore ownership of houses "would be a waste of public money"; if so, what would the cost be?