12 Nov 2015

The Day In Parliament for 12 November 2015 - morning edition

From In Parliament, 5:45 am on 12 November 2015

Deputy Speaker sends Andrew Little & Chris Hipkins to Privileges Committee over complaint about their claims of bias by the Speaker; Speaker & Opposition clash over John Key's claims that they "back rapists" in their support for Christmas Island detainees - resulting in a mass walk-out of MPs; Social Services Committee hears submissions on Child Protection (Child Sex Offender Register) Bill; Reserve Bank Governor up before Finance & Expenditure Committee; Attorney-General's Office delivers advice on the Financial Assistance for Live Organ Donors Bill to the Health Committee; Debate on Members' Bills including Gareth Hughes' Electricity Industry (Small-Scale Renewable Distributed Generation) Amendment Bill and Carmel Sepuloni's Social Security (Pathway to Work) Amendment Bill.