15 Oct 2015

Today In Parliament for 15 October 2015 - evening edition

From In Parliament, 6:53 pm on 15 October 2015

Finance minister, Bill English, rejects claims from his Labour shadow, Grant Robertson, that his first operating surplus since taking office was won at the expense of repairs to Canterbury earthquake damage. Mr English also faces questions from the Greens' Jan Logie about the number of women in National's Cabinet. In the committee rooms, the Justice and Electoral Committee hears a submission from Mai Chen on the need to cater more for Asian and other ethnic groups voting in the next General Election.