18 Sep 2015

The Day In Parliament for 18 September 2015

From In Parliament, 5:45 am on 18 September 2015

Gerry Brownlee outlines Government's plans for upcoming week; MPs debate appointment of Peter Boshier as next Chief Ombudsman; Other appointments debated under extended hours included that of Greg Schollum as the Deputy Controller and Auditor-General, Dianne Macaskill and Simon Murdoch as members of the Independent Police Conduct Authority, and the reappointment of Dame Linda Holloway as Chair of the Abortion Supervisory Committee along with the reappointment of Dr Tangimoana Habib and appointment of Carolyn McIlraith as members of that committee; Government faces Questions on social development, climate refugees & Lochinver Station; Jonathan Coleman booted from Chamber; Three new Members Bills drawn from ballot.