Oral Questions – 21 June 2018

Questions to Ministers

  1. PAULA BENNETT?to the?Prime Minister:?Does he have confidence in all his Ministers?
  2. WILLOW-JEAN PRIME?to the?Minister of Finance: Will this Government?s policies help transition the economy; if so, how?
  3. AMY ADAMS?to the?Associate Minister of Finance:?What is the purpose of the Overseas Investment Amendment Bill?
  4. MARK MITCHELL?to the?Minister of Justice:?Does he stand by his statement in answer to Oral Question No 8 on Tuesday that ?The member is alluding to the offender I referred to in a question last week, relating to the pinching of a prison officer?s bottom??
  5. Dr DUNCAN WEBB?to the?Minister for Greater Christchurch Regeneration:?What announcements has she made about learning the lessons from the Canterbury earthquake sequence to help New Zealanders prepare for the future?
  6. PAULA BENNETT?to the?Minister for Women:?Is it her responsibility to stand up for and improve the outcomes for women in New Zealand?
  7. PRIYANCA RADHAKRISHNAN?to the?Minister for Social Development:?Will low- and middle-income families be better off because of the Families Package; if so, how?
  8. JAMI-LEE ROSS?to the?Minister of Transport:?Does he stand by all his statements, actions, and legislative drafting instructions on matters to do with fuel taxes?
  9. ANGIE WARREN-CLARK?to the?Minister for the Environment:?Is the Government assisting the primary sector and regional councils in measuring nutrient use and greenhouse gas emissions; if so, how?
  10. ALFRED NGARO?to the?Minister for Children:?Does she stand by her Ministry?s policies and actions in finding caregivers for children in care?
  11. Dr NICK SMITH?to the?Minister for Ethnic Communities:?Are the statements in the?Onehunga Community News?that ?The Office of Ethnic Communities is moving into premises in Onehunga, which will be shared with list MP Priyanca Radhakrishnan? and the quote by her parliamentary under-secretary saying, ?We?ve boosted support that we?re providing in terms of connecting with ethnic communities, so we have more staff members working in our ethnic communities? outreach teams? correct?
  12. MARK PATTERSON?to the?Minister for Trade and Export Growth:?What announcements has the Government made regarding trade with the European Union?