28 Oct 2014

Question Time for 28 October 2014

From Parliament - Question Time, 2:03 pm on 28 October 2014
  1. Dr RUSSEL NORMAN to the Prime Minister: Did he tell Cameron Slater that he recognised the mother of a car crash victim – a young man described by Mr Slater as "a feral" – from his Pike River meetings?
  2. Hon ANNETTE KING to the Prime Minister: Did Cameron Slater provide him with the information that led him to say on 12 February 2014 in Parliament regarding the Rt Hon Winston Peters that "I will accept that member's word that he did not discuss untoward things when he went to the Dotcom mansion three times."?
  3. DAVID BENNETT to the Minister responsible for HNZC: How will changes to Housing New Zealand help meet the Government's objective of providing more quality housing to New Zealanders most in need?
  4. Rt Hon WINSTON PETERS to the Prime Minister: Is he committed to an open and transparent Government?
  5. PHIL TWYFORD to the Minister responsible for HNZC: How does he anticipate Housing New Zealand will operate within a contestable market for social housing?
  6. CHRIS BISHOP to the Minister of Science and Innovation: What reports has he received on the performance of New Zealand's technology sector?
  7. DENISE ROCHE to the Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety: Does he have any concerns that the changes proposed in the Employment Relations Amendment Bill will weaken workers' rights and therefore make it harder for workers to deal with workplace bullying; if not, why not?
  8. SUE MORONEY to the Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety: What are the major collective employment agreements currently under negotiation where there would no longer be a duty to conclude bargaining when the Employment Relations Amendment Bill is passed in Parliament?
  9. MATT DOOCEY to the Minister for Social Development: What recent reports has she received on the uptake of the Government's 3K to Christchurch scheme?
  10. KRIS FAAFOI to the Minister of Broadcasting: When did she first become aware of TVNZ's plans to outsource its Māori and Pacific content?
  11. DENIS O'ROURKE to the Minister of Transport: What new infrastructure projects costing over $50 million will commence on the rail network over the next 3 years?
  12. MARK MITCHELL to the Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage: What progress has been made on New Zealand's First World War Centenary commemorations?