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Source: New Zealand Parliament – Oral Questions and Answers

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Oral Questions – 13 April 2022

Originally published: 13 April 2022

Questions to Ministers

Hon EUGENIE SAGE to the Minister of Foreign Affairs: Has she taken advice to Cabinet regarding an international moratorium on seabed mining; if so, what did the advice say?

ANNA LORCK to the Minister of Finance: What recent reports has he seen on the New Zealand economy?

CHRISTOPHER LUXON to the Prime Minister: Does she stand by her statement that “We’ve been a Government focused on doing what we can to ensure that Kiwis’ wages are increasing, including relative to the cost of living”; if so, does she accept that inflation is rising faster than wages, so real incomes are falling?

CHRIS BAILLIE to the Minister of Police: Does she stand by all her statements and policies?

Dr ANAE NERU LEAVASA to the Minister for COVID-19 Response: What recent announcements have been made about the COVID-19 Protection Framework setting?

NICOLA WILLIS to the Minister of Finance: Does he share concerns about New Zealand’s economic outlook expressed by BNZ that “business confidence is shattered, uncertainty is very high and leading indicators of growth are weak”; if so, how does he think these factors, combined with the rapidly growing cost of living, will affect New Zealand households over the next 12 months?

SARAH PALLETT to the Minister of Health: What recent support has been made available for New Zealand’s health system to learn from our response to COVID-19?

Dr SHANE RETI to the Minister of Health: What is the total list value of non-COVID vaccines that have expired in the past five years, and how many 15 to 30 year olds to date have received a vaccine as part of the measles catch-up campaign launched in July 2020?

SHANAN HALBERT to the Minister of Transport: How is the Government supporting the provision of public transport services across Aotearoa New Zealand?

Hon LOUISE UPSTON to the Minister for Social Development and Employment: How many people, if any, were on jobseeker support for two years or more in the December 2017 quarter, and how does this compare to the equivalent figures in the December 2021 quarter?

IBRAHIM OMER to the Minister for Veterans: What recent changes have been made in support of New Zealand Vietnam veterans affected by chemicals like Agent Orange during the Vietnam War?

Hon MARK MITCHELL to the Minister of Police: How many more gang members are there on the National Gang List today compared to October 2017, and how many shootings related to gang activity have police recorded, if any, over the same period?

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.