Oral Questions – 7 August 2018

Questions to Ministers

  1. Dr DEBORAH RUSSELL?to the?Minister of Finance:?What recent reports has he seen on the New Zealand economy?
  2. SIMON BRIDGES?to the?Prime Minister:?Does she stand by all her Government?s policies and actions?
  3. AMY ADAMS?to the?Minister of Finance:?Does he stand by all of the Government?s policies, statements, and actions in relation to the New Zealand economy?

  4. Dr DUNCAN WEBB?to the?Minister of Education:?What recent progress, if any, has been made on the Christchurch Schools Rebuild programme?
  5. JUDITH COLLINS?to the?Minister of Housing and Urban Development:?Does he stand by all his reported statements regarding KiwiBuild?
  6. JAMI-LEE ROSS?to the?Minister of Transport:?Do the funding allocations in the Government Policy Statement on Land Transport justify increases in fuel taxes over the next 3 years; if so, how?
  7. PAUL EAGLE?to the?Minister for Building and Construction:?What are the outcomes of yesterday?s meeting between Ministers and representatives of the construction sector?
  8. PAUL GOLDSMITH?to the?Minister for Regional Economic Development:?Does he stand by his statement to?Q+A?on Sunday regarding the employment relations reforms, ?I?m a politician from New Zealand First. I?m entitled to hear the concerns of provincial employers; I?m entitled to hear the concerns of regional leaders?; if so, what are the concerns he?s hearing?
  9. NIKKI KAYE?to the?Minister of Education:?Will he commit to reducing teacher ratios in primary schools in this term of Government to reduce class sizes?
  10. JENNY MARCROFT?to the?Minister of Defence:?What recent reports has he received on the New Zealand Defence Force?s approach to paying the living wage?
  11. Dr NICK SMITH?to the?Minister of Justice:?Does he agree with the statement by the Attorney-General that his Electoral (Integrity) Amendment Bill will have a chilling effect on the expression of dissenting views by MPs?
  12. CHRIS BISHOP?to the?Minister of Internal Affairs:?Is she confident that the Government inquiry into the process around the appointment of the Deputy Police Commissioner will retain public confidence with her as its responsible Minister?