Oral Questions – 24 July 2018

Questions to Ministers

  1. SIMON BRIDGES?to the?Prime Minister:?Does he stand by all his Government?s policies and actions?
  2. AMY ADAMS?to the?Minister of Finance:?Has he seen GDP forecasts from Infometrics predicting growth of ?roughly 2 percent per year between now and 2021?, which is ?more than 1 percent lower than Treasury?s economic forecast?; if so, what effect would GDP growth 1 percent lower than Treasury forecasts have on future Government surpluses?
  3. Dr DEBORAH RUSSELL?to the?Minister of Finance:?What recent reports has he seen on the New Zealand economy?

  4. JUDITH COLLINS?to the?Minister of Housing and Urban Development:?Has he been advised of the quantum of risk that the Crown is taking through its Buying off the Plans initiative; if so, what is the quantum of risk?
  5. JAMI-LEE ROSS?to the?Minister of Transport:?Does he stand by all his statements and actions?
  6. ANAHILA KANONGATA’A-SUISUIKI?to the?Minister of Housing and Urban Development:?What progress, if any, has he made towards the Government?s target of building 1,000 affordable KiwiBuild homes in 2018/19, 5,000 in 2019/20, and 10,000 in 2020/21?
  7. PAUL GOLDSMITH?to the?Minister for Regional Economic Development:?Does he stand by his statement, ?the extractive sector will not be written out of any script of regional development that I or the party I belong to are a part of??
  8. Dr NICK SMITH?to the?Minister of Statistics:?Does he stand by his statements regarding Census 2018 that ?I am very confident that we will get to everyone?, and ?this census looks to be more successful than previous censuses?, when it had the lowest turnout in more than 50 years with more than 400,000 people not counted?
  9. MARK PATTERSON?to the?Minister for Regional Economic Development:?What recent media reports has he seen regarding the Provincial Growth Fund?
  10. MICHAEL WOODHOUSE?to the?Minister of Health:?Does he stand by all his statements, policies, and actions?
  11. CHRIS BISHOP?to the?Minister of Police:?Is he satisfied Police are using their resources effectively to target crime prevention; if not, why not?
  12. PAUL EAGLE?to the?Minister of Energy and Resources:?What recent initiatives has she announced that will help keep Kiwis warm and healthy, and make it more affordable to heat their homes?