2 Dec 2014

Question Time for 2 December 2014

From Parliament - Question Time, 2:03 pm on 2 December 2014
  1. IAN McKELVIE to the Minister of Finance: What reports has he received showing New Zealand households are using rising incomes to save more and pay down debt faster?
  2. Dr RUSSEL NORMAN to the Prime Minister: How many of the 46 journalists currently holding full Press Gallery accreditation had he advised of his new cellphone number by the end of October, after his number was changed following the Whaledump document release?
  3. ANDREW LITTLE to the Prime Minister: Does he stand by any of his statements last week about the Gwyn report and about his relationship with Cameron Slater?
  4. Rt Hon WINSTON PETERS to the Prime Minister: Does he stand by all his statements?
  5. MELISSA LEE to the Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment: What reports has he received on the importance of skilled workers in ensuring the New Zealand economy continues to grow?
  6. PHIL TWYFORD to the Minister responsible for HNZC: Does he agree with his statement on state houses "one-third of these houses are in the wrong place or are the wrong size"?
  7. ALFRED NGARO to the Minister for Building and Housing: What does the latest building consents data and National Construction Pipeline report show about the increased level of residential activity over the past year, particularly in Auckland and Christchurch?
  8. RICHARD PROSSER to the Minister for Primary Industries: Does he stand by all his statements in relation to the Nutrient Management Tool, OVERSEER?
  9. KELVIN DAVIS to the Minister of Corrections: Does he stand by all his statements from Question Time on Wednesday, 26 November?
  10. JAN LOGIE to the Minister for Social Development: Does she agree with paediatrician, Professor Innes Asher, who is calling on the Government to "lift incomes for those in paid work and those supported by the income support benefits"?
  11. KANWALJIT SINGH BAKSHI to the Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs: What recent announcements has the Government made regarding responsible lending?
  12. JACINDA ARDERN to the Minister for Social Development: By what percentage have child poverty levels changed since the Government took office, based on the constant value, below 60 percent of median incomes, and after housing cost measures included in the Ministry of Social Development's report on household incomes?