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Source: New Zealand Parliament – Oral Questions and Answers

Hon SIMON BRIDGES to the Prime Minister: Does she stand by all her Government’s statements and actions?

KIRITAPU ALLAN to the Minister of Education: What steps is the Government taking to bring forward education infrastructure projects to help stimulate regional economies?

Hon PAUL GOLDSMITH to the Minister of Finance: What lessons for the New Zealand economy, if any, has he taken from the Australian response to COVID-19?

Hon MICHAEL WOODHOUSE to the Minister of Health: Does he agree with statements made by Professor Des Gorman to the Epidemic Response Committee yesterday and, if not, what comments from Professor Gorman does he disagree with?

CHLÖE SWARBRICK to the Minister of Education: Does the Government consider that supporting students and the tertiary education sector is an important part of the response to COVID-19?

CHRIS BISHOP to the Minister for Regional Economic Development: Does he stand by his policies and statements in relation to regional economic development?

Dr SHANE RETI to the Minister of Health: Does he stand by all his statements and actions around coronavirus screening at the border?

PAUL EAGLE to the Minister of Health: How has New Zealand built up its contact tracing capacity?

NICOLA WILLIS to the Minister of Education: Will guidance be available for early learning services about how they will be expected to operate under COVID-19 alert level 2; if so, when will that advice be available?

MATT DOOCEY to the Minister of Health: Why, as of February 2020, has the Government only spent $3.2m of the promised $455m announced in Budget 2019 for a new frontline mental health service, and why in the recent re-announcement of $40m for this new frontline mental health service was the rollout not expected to be completed until the middle of 2021?

KIRITAPU ALLAN to the Minister of Revenue: What recent tax measures, if any, has he announced to support businesses affected by COVID-19?

ANDREW BAYLY to the Minister for Building and Construction: Does she expect builders and their apprentices can fully resume work as lockdown restrictions are lifted?

Answers to these questions are delivered from 2pm (New Zealand time) on the day of tabling. The answers can be accessed in text form, once Hansard is finalised, by clicking here.

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