Oral Questions – 15 August 2018

Questions to Ministers

  1. KIRITAPU ALLAN?to the?Minister of Finance:?What reports has he seen on the economy?
  2. SIMON BRIDGES?to the?Prime Minister:?Does she stand by all of her Government?s statements and actions?
  3. AMY ADAMS?to the?Minister of Finance:?Does he have confidence in the Government?s management of the New Zealand economy?

  4. JO LUXTON?to the?Minister of Education:?What steps is the Government taking to address the concerns raised by primary school teachers?
  5. JUDITH COLLINS?to the?Minister of Housing and Urban Development:?Will KiwiBuild adjust to the market if the housing market falls by 10 percent or more; if so, how?
  6. PAUL GOLDSMITH?to the?Minister of Forestry:?How does he arrive at the conclusion that the ?$480 million odd dollars? accessed from the Provincial Growth Fund for forestry will lead to at least 2,000 jobs, unspecified commercial returns, and other returns that he conceives to be ?nigh on $3 billion?, and, specifically, what are the components of the ?nigh on $3 billion? sum?
  7. MARK PATTERSON?to the?Minister of Forestry:?What recent announcements has he made regarding the One Billion Trees programme?
  8. PAULA BENNETT?to the?Prime Minister:?Does her Government expect high standards from all Government departments and Ministers?
  9. SCOTT SIMPSON?to the?Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety:?How many people have gone on strike this year compared to previous periods, and will the Government?s employment relations policies encourage more strike action in the future?
  10. MARJA LUBECK?to the?Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety:?What is the Government doing to lift wages?
  11. JONATHAN YOUNG?to the?Minister of Energy and Resources:?What reports has she seen on the process she is undertaking to give effect to the Government?s decision to ban offshore exploration for oil and gas?
  12. Dr SHANE RETI?to the?Minister of Health:?Does he stand by all his statements and actions on cybersecurity in the health portfolio?