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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?

Hon PAUL GOLDSMITH to the Minister of Finance: Does he stand by all of his statements and policies?

KIRITAPU ALLAN to the Minister of Finance: What actions is the Government taking to support New Zealand businesses and households to respond to and recover from COVID-19?

Hon MICHAEL WOODHOUSE to the Minister of Health: What percentage of identified COVID-19 close contacts who have been contacted to date were contacted within three days?

Hon TODD McCLAY to the Minister for Small Business: What official estimates has he received, if any, of small business failure and job loss as a result of the level 3 and 4 COVID-19 restrictions?

GINNY ANDERSEN to the Minister for Social Development: What initiatives has the Ministry of Social Development implemented in support of the Government’s response to COVID-19?

Dr SHANE RETI to the Associate Minister of Health: How many flu vaccines have been ordered, and how many have been administered to New Zealanders this year?

Hon NIKKI KAYE to the Minister of Education: Is he confident that the Government has provided adequate support to education institutions, students, and educators as a result of COVID-19?

KIERAN McANULTY to the Minister of Health: What public health measures are the key to the ongoing strategy to eliminate COVID-19?

Hon LOUISE UPSTON to the Minister for Social Development: Does MSD have sufficient capacity to respond to requests for its services, and what extra capacity, if any, is being put in place to ensure all New Zealanders have access to support?

Hon TODD McCLAY to the Minister of Tourism: What official estimates has he received, if any, of business failure and job loss in the tourism and hospitality sector as a result of the COVID-19 level 3 and 4 restrictions?

Hon JAMES SHAW to the Minister of Finance: Will the investments the Government makes to create jobs in the short term also help resolve long-term challenges that impose costs on future generations, such as the climate crisis and the affordability of housing?

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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