Oral Questions – 18 September 2018

Questions to Ministers??

  1. KIRITAPU ALLAN?to the?Minister of Finance:?What recent reports has he seen on the New Zealand economy?
  2. SIMON BRIDGES?to the?Prime Minister:?Have she and her Ministers lived up to the commitment to ?be the most open, most transparent Government that New Zealand has ever had? in respect of the process for appointing the Government?s Chief Technology Officer?
  3. SIMON BRIDGES?to the?Prime Minister:?Does she stand by all her Government?s policies, statements, and actions?

  4. JAMES SHAW?to the?Minister of Defence:?Is it his intention to continue the deployments to Afghanistan and Iraq beyond 2019?
  5. AMY ADAMS?to the?Minister of Finance:?Does he stand by his statement that he would like ?less of a focus on celebrating economic growth that is driven by population increase?; if so, will he be disappointed if GDP per capita growth figures released by Statistics New Zealand on Thursday are lower than 1.6 percent, its average since 2012?
  6. JUDITH COLLINS?to the?Minister of Housing and Urban Development:?How many KiwiBuild homes has the Labour-led Government completed to date, and how many will be completed by 1 July 2019?
  7. VIRGINIA ANDERSEN?to the?Minister of State Services:?Is the Government working to improve and modernise the way that the Public Service operates; if so, how?
  8. MARK MITCHELL?to the?Minister of Defence:?Has he seen the quote ?Does he not realise that he sent our brave New Zealand soldiers to Iraq on a fool?s errand, and the training the Iraqi Army to stand and fight is literally?Mission: Impossible??, and does he agree with it?
  9. SCOTT SIMPSON?to the?Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety:?Is he confident the Employment Relations Amendment Bill, as reported back by the select committee, has the support of a parliamentary majority?
  10. ANAHILA KANONGATA’A-SUISUIKI?to the?Associate Minister for Pacific Peoples:?What recent announcements have been made that highlight the progress of Pacific women in leadership positions?
  11. Dr NICK SMITH?to the?Minister of State Services:?What was the date of all communications between Ministers and Derek Handley regarding the appointment of the Government?s Chief Technology Officer in addition to those publically released by the previous Minister for Government Digital Services and up to the time Mr Handley accepted the role?
  12. PAUL EAGLE?to the?Minister of Civil Defence:?What recent announcements has the Government made to improve New Zealand?s emergency management system?