18 Jun 2014

Question Time for 18 June 2014

From Parliament - Question Time, 2:02 pm on 18 June 2014
  1. Hon DAVID CUNLIFFE to the Prime Minister: Does he stand by his reported statement that "if New Zealanders saved more, the money could go into the productive sector and fund new companies and investments"?
  2. PAUL FOSTER-BELL to the Minister of Finance: What reports has he received on progress New Zealand is making in improving its external trade and investment position with the rest of the world?
  3. GRANT ROBERTSON to the Minister for Economic Development: Did he meet with the Chief Executive of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment on 4 June 2014, and if so did he discuss with him the pay negotiations that were underway with MBIE staff?
  4. MELISSA LEE to the Minister for Social Development: What recent announcements has she made about campaigns to prevent sexual violence amongst young people?
  5. Dr RUSSEL NORMAN to the Minister of Energy and Resources: Does he stand by all his decisions?
  6. JACQUI DEAN to the Minister of Science and Innovation: What announcements has he made on the Christchurch Innovation Precinct?
  7. Hon ANNETTE KING to the Minister of Health: What concerns, if any, has he expressed regarding the progress Health Benefits Ltd has made towards obtaining the $700 million of "savings" which he required them to obtain in September 2012?
  8. SHANE ARDERN to the Minister of Health: What recent investments has the Government made in health services for the Bay of Plenty?
  9. TRACEY MARTIN to the Minister of Education: How much public money has been spent on land and other physical assets for Partnership schools up to 31 March 2014?
  10. JONATHAN YOUNG to the Minister of Conservation: What steps has the Government taken to improve marine protection, particularly in respect of dolphins?
  11. Dr MEGAN WOODS to the Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment: How many secondary schools currently receive Adult and Community Education funding compared to the 212 secondary schools in 2009 when the funding was cut?
  12. JAN LOGIE to the Minister for Social Development: Does she stand by her statement in relation to sexual and domestic violence that "it is actually about services on the ground that are able to address it"?