Oral Questions – 26 September 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 he stand by all his Government?s statements and actions relating to Derek Handley and the Government Chief Technology Officer role?
  3. PAULA BENNETT?to the?Minister of Employment:?Is he confident his Government is bringing ?Mana in Mahi?; if so, how?

  4. PAUL EAGLE?to the?Minister of Housing and Urban Development:?What steps, if any, is the Government taking to ensure Housing New Zealand is a world-class and compassionate public-housing landlord focused on tenant well-being?
  5. CHRISTOPHER FINLAYSON?to the?Minister for M?ori Crown Relations: Te Arawhiti:?Does he stand by all his statements and actions?
  6. AMY ADAMS?to the?Minister of Finance:?Has he seen reports that ?the cost of living is rising before our eyes?; if so, does he accept that this Government?s policies are increasing the cost of living for New Zealanders?
  7. GARETH HUGHES?to the?Minister of Energy and Resources:?Does she stand by her reported statement that she will ?consider giving the oil companies more time to fulfil their commitments on the permits?; if so, which permits are currently facing a ?drill or drop? decision in the next two years?
  8. TODD McCLAY?to the?Minister of Conservation:?Will she postpone the cull of tahr announced to commence this weekend until a more sustainable plan has been developed and consulted on with hunter groups and the Game Animal Council?
  9. NIKKI KAYE?to the?Minister of Education:?Is she confident of the Government?s spending priorities in the education portfolio?
  10. GREG O’CONNOR?to the?Minister of Police:?What recent announcements has the Government made to support crime prevention in our communities?
  11. SCOTT SIMPSON?to the?Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety:?Does he stand by his answer in the House last week where he stated he was confident the Employment Relations Amendment Bill, as reported back by select committee, had a parliamentary majority?
  12. Dr NICK SMITH?to the?Minister of State Services:?How many incorrect statements have now been made by Ministers over the process, appointment, disclosures, and non-disclosures over the Government?s Chief Technology Officer, and who is responsible for these?