24 May 2015

The Week In Parliament for Sunday 24 May 2015

From In Parliament, 7:31 am on 24 May 2015

Budget Week staggers on towards the weekend after Government puts the House under urgency to pass four bills implementing Budget measures through all their stages. Opposition filibuster slows social housing bill to a crawl in its committee stage. NZ First's Ron Mark becomes second MP ordered from the chamber, joining Grant Robertson who was thrown out on Wednesday. Select committees briefed on mental health and reason for supporting the proposed order of flag change referendums. Budget Debate to resume next week.