5 May 2016

The Day In Parliament for 5 May 2016 - morning edition

From In Parliament, 5:46 am on 5 May 2016

Andrew Little's Healthy Homes Guarantee Bill (No 2) passes first reading by 61 votes to 60 - with the support of Labour, the Greens, New Zealand First, the Maori Party and United Future's Peter Dunne; Wellington Town Belt Bill and Local Government (Auckland Council) Amendment Bill (No 3) both pass final readings; Government heralds good news on jobs and Pharmac; Opposition tries to turn good news into bad news; Prime Minister's popularity defended by his ministers in the General Debate.