Oral Questions: 4 April 2019

Questions to Ministers

1.Hon JUDITH COLLINS to the Minister of Housing and Urban Development: For which KiwiBuild developments were all dwellings already under construction at the time an underwrite was signed, and for which KiwiBuild developments were some of the dwellings already under construction at the time an underwrite was signed?

2.Hon LOUISE UPSTON to the Minister for Social Development: Why were unauthorised payments made to 25,000 people by the Ministry of Social Development?

3.TAMATI COFFEY to the Minister of Finance: What recent reports has he seen on the New Zealand economy?

4.Hon JACQUI DEAN to the Minister for Small Business: What is his response to the recent MYOB report showing 67 percent of the small businesses surveyed were against the Tax Working Group?s proposed capital gains tax?

5.Hon NATHAN GUY to the Minister of Agriculture: Does he stand by all his statements?

6.JAN TINETTI to the Minister of Education: What feedback has he seen on the proposals for the Reform of Vocational Education?

7.ANDREW BAYLY to the Minister of Revenue: Has he requested or undertaken any assessment of the business valuation and compliance costs that would result from the capital gains tax proposed by the Tax Working Group?

8.Dr DUNCAN WEBB to the Minister of Police: What reports has he seen in relation to police?s response to the 15 March terror attack?

9.TODD MULLER to the Minister for Climate Change: Does he stand by all his statements and actions?

10.Dr PARMJEET PARMAR to the Minister of Research, Science and Innovation: What advice, if any, has she sought or received on the impact of a capital gains tax on research and development in New Zealand?

11.JENNY MARCROFT to the Minister for Regional Economic Development: What recent announcements have been made regarding the Provincial Growth Fund?

12.JO LUXTON to the Minister for ACC: What changes were made to ACC levies on 1 April, and why were they made?