Oral Questions 30 November 2017

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Questions to Ministers

  1. Hon STEVEN JOYCE?to the?Minister of Finance:?Can he confirm he plans to increase net core Crown debt from $59.5 billion as at 30 June 2017 to $67.6 billion by 2022; and can he confirm debt will not increase by any more than that?
  2. MARAMA DAVIDSON?to the?Minister of Conservation:?What has been the Department of Conservation?s biggest recent success in predator control to better protect our native plants and wildlife?
  3. Hon Dr JONATHAN COLEMAN?to the?Minister of Health:?What measurable outcomes, if any, will his policies deliver?
  4. SIMON O’CONNOR?to the?Minister of Corrections:?Does he stand by his Government?s intention to reduce the prison population by 30 percent over the next 15 years; if so, how?
  5. KIERAN McANULTY?to the?Minister of Transport:?Has he received any reports commissioned under the previous Government that show the value of investment in rail?
  6. Hon JACQUI DEAN?to the?Minister of Tourism:?Does he stand by all his statements?
  7. Hon GERRY BROWNLEE?to the?Prime Minister:?Does she stand by all her statements?
  8. Dr DUNCAN WEBB?to the?Minister for Greater Christchurch Regeneration:?What was the expected date, prior to the General Election, that the Residential Advisory Service would cease operations, and what steps has she taken since becoming Minister to ensure the service continues for people affected by the Canterbury and Kaik?ura earthquakes?
  9. BRETT HUDSON?to the?Associate Minister of State Services (Open Government):?Does she stand by her statement in Parliament yesterday that this will be ?the most open, most transparent Government that New Zealand has ever had?; if so, how?
  10. Hon LOUISE UPSTON?to the?Minister for Children:?Is she committed to implementing the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child in full?
  11. TAMATI COFFEY?to the?Associate Minister of Finance:?How is the Government preserving the right of New Zealanders to own land in New Zealand?
  12. JAMI-LEE ROSS?to the?Minister of Local Government:?What steps will she take to support the local government sector to achieve greater efficiency and control spending?