25 Sep 2016

The Week In Parliament Sunday 25 September 2016

From In Parliament, 7:30 am on 25 September 2016

After passing motions hoping for peace in Syria and other conflict zones, MPs go to war in the General Debate over which party is most to blame for the failure to have extended time on Friday to pass treaty settlement bills. Kevin Hague delivers his valedictory. In the committee rooms, Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee hears public submissions on the Paris Agreement on Climate Change; National's Mark Mitchell presents his Social Security (Stopping Benefit Payments for Offenders who Repeatedly Fail to Comply with Community Sentences) Amendment Bill to the Social Services Committee; Government Administration committee hears submissions on the Fire and Emergency New Zealand Bill.