23 Oct 2015

The Week in Parliament for Sunday 25 October

From In Parliament, 4:28 pm on 23 October 2015

Former Green Party co-leader Russel Norman delivers his valedictory speech; Government faces questions on crime statistics, childhood obesity, foreign investment and the environment; House makes progress on first reading of the Christchurch Regeneration Bill; A petition signed by over 7000 people, calling for ban on the roadside tethering of goats is presented to the Primary Production Committee; National's Matt Doocey has his Public Collections and Solicitations (Disclosure of Payment) members' bill up before the Social Services Committee, while the Health Committee hears submissions on fellow National MP Chris Bishop's Financial Assistance for Live Organ Donors Bill.