10 Aug 2016

The Day In Parliament for 10 August 2016 - morning edition

From In Parliament, 5:45 am on 10 August 2016

Speaker denies Phil Twyford's request for a snap debate on Government announcement not to not take dividends from Housing New Zealand for the next two years; The Labour MP does, however, get the chance to address the issue during the resumed Estimates Debate - which also features Matt Doocey, Anne Tolley and Metiria Turei; Question Time dominated by housing issues; John Key disagrees with claims of a Chinese ban on New Zealand kiwifruit; Maggie Barry talks up plans for a predator-free New Zealand.