The House Today #nzqt

Credit: Woolf Photography via

Credit: Woolf Photography via

Parliament is sitting today.

You can follow proceedings starting at 2 pm on TV ( Freeview 31, Igloo 50, Sky 86, Vodafone 86 ), streaming audio via Radio New Zealand and streaming Parliament TV via the internet. After the sitting day, on-demand replays can be found at In The House.

Questions to Ministers

  1. PHIL TWYFORD to the Minister for Social Housing: Does she stand by her statement on emergency housing, ?We are on track to have 8,600 places across the country available. We want to have the bulk of those in place by this winter?; if so, can she guarantee there won?t be more families living in cars and garages this winter?
  2. JAMES SHAW to the Minister for Climate Change Issues: Does the Government agree with the conclusions and recommendations in the Vivid Report Net Zero in New Zealand: Scenarios to achieve domestic emissions neutrality in the second half of the century?
  3. CHRIS BISHOP to the Minister of Finance: How are the mixed ownership companies performing under their new ownership structures?
  4. CHRIS HIPKINS to the Minister of Education: Which of the following best describes her tenure as Minister of Education: her abandoned plan to increase class sizes, her proposed Christchurch school closures, her closure of residential special schools, the introduction of charter schools, the decline in international achievement ratings, or the roll out of Novopay?
  5. RON MARK to the Prime Minister: Does he have confidence in his Minister of Police; if so, why?
  6. Dr KENNEDY GRAHAM to the Minister for Climate Change Issues: Which of the four scenarios in the March 2017 Vivid Report ? ?Off Track?, ?Innovative?, ?Resourceful?, or ?Net Zero 2050?, is the Government considering using as the basis for its own climate planning?
  7. SARAH DOWIE to the Minister of Education: What recent announcements has she made regarding NCEA results?
  8. Dr DAVID CLARK to the Minister of Health: Does the funding that district health boards receive per head for mental health services fully cover their mental health and addiction services? ring-fenced expenditure?
  9. Dr PARMJEET PARMAR to the Associate Minister of Health: What announcements has she made regarding a new provider for Autism Spectrum Disorder programmes, previously run by IDEA Services?
  10. Aupito WILLIAM SIO to the Minister for Pacific Peoples: Has he asked the Ministry for Pacific Peoples to do any work into the impact of the recent typhoid outbreak on the Pacific community; if so, what?
  11. ANDREW BAYLY to the Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage: How will New Zealand mark Anzac Day 2017?
  12. FLETCHER TABUTEAU to the Minister of Energy and Resources: Will she use her section 18 powers under the Electricity Industry Act 2010 to order a review of the Transmission Pricing Methodology, given the effect it will have on the West Coast, Ashburton, Eastern Bay of Plenty, Auckland, and Northland?

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