27 Sep 2015

The Week In Parliament for 27 September 2015

From In Parliament, 7:30 am on 27 September 2015

Week in the House dominated by urgency for passage of the New Zealand Flag Referendums Amendment Bill - adding the "Red Peak" design to the upcoming referendum; Assistant Speaker Trevor Mallard takes issue with statements made by National's Nick Smith - an incident culminating in Mr Smith's ejection from the Chamber; South Korean Free Trade Bill passes final reading; Finance & Expenditure Committee hears submissions on Taxation (Bright-line Test for Residential Land) Bill - which is also the subject of questions to the Revenue Minister; Andrew Little questions John Key's penchant for pandas.