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Source: New Zealand Parliament – Oral Questions and Answers

Parliamentary Business
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Oral Questions – 1 November 2018

Originally published: 1 November 2018

Questions to Ministers

PAUL EAGLE to the Minister of Finance: What examples, if any, are there of a well-being approach influencing Government policy?

Hon MICHAEL WOODHOUSE to the Minister of Immigration: Does he stand by all his statements and actions in relation to Karel Sroubek, also known as Jan Antolik?

Hon MARK MITCHELL to the Minister of Justice: Does he stand by all his answers given to Oral Question No. 2 yesterday?

JO LUXTON to the Minister Responsible for Pike River Re-entry: What progress, if any, has been made on the work of the Te Kāhui Whakamana Rua Tekau mā Iwa Pike River Recovery Agency?

Hon JUDITH COLLINS to the Minister of Housing and Urban Development: Does he stand by all of his answers to Oral Questions yesterday?

DAVID SEYMOUR to the Minister of Education: Does he stand by his statement in relation to partnership schools that “The Government’s strong view is that there is no place for them in the New Zealand education system”, given that UNICEF’s Innocenti Report Card found New Zealand has one of the most unequal education systems in the OECD?

ANAHILA KANONGATA’A-SUISUIKI to the Minister for Pacific Peoples: What recent announcements has he made regarding the future of Pacific peoples in Aotearoa?

JONATHAN YOUNG to the Minister of Energy and Resources: Has she received any reports which show that wholesale electricity prices for the first 22 days of October 2018 are over two 2 ½ times higher than the previous record for October, which was in 2011, and is she aware of the main causes of this record electricity price?

SIMEON BROWN to the Minister of Justice: Is the maximum sentence of two years for the supply of psychoactive drugs a sufficient penalty, when the coroner has reported up to 45 deaths over the last 12 months due to these drugs and St John Ambulance has reported up to 30 callouts a week related to these drugs?

MARK PATTERSON to the Minister of Transport: What recent announcements has he made regarding regional rail?

Hon SCOTT SIMPSON to the Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety: Does he stand by all his statements and actions in relation to the Employment Relations Amendment Bill; if so, what changes, if any, has he agreed to make to the bill at the committee of the whole House?

Hon TIM MACINDOE to the Minister for ACC: Does he stand by all his answers to Oral Questions relating to ACC’s proposed increase to motor vehicle levies, which would include an increase of 1.9c per litre for petrol?

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.