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Source: New Zealand Parliament – Oral Questions and Answers

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Oral Questions – 17 May 2022

Originally published: 17 May 2022

Questions to Ministers

CHRISTOPHER LUXON to the Prime Minister: Does she stand by all of her Government’s statements and actions?

Dr DUNCAN WEBB to the Minister of Finance: What recent reports has he seen on the New Zealand economy?

BROOKE VAN VELDEN to the Minister of Finance: Does he stand by all his Government’s statements and policies in relation to the Budget?

NICOLA WILLIS to the Minister of Finance: Does he stand by his statement that “The Government is investing in New Zealand’s economic security by ensuring climate change funding moves away from short-term piecemeal responses”; if so, can he commit that every dollar of the $2.9 billion in spending committed in the Climate Emergency Response Fund for emissions reductions will deliver maximum value for taxpayers’ money?

ANAHILA KANONGATA’A-SUISUIKI to the Minister of Energy and Resources: What action is the Government taking to accelerate the decarbonisation of New Zealand’s industrial and manufacturing businesses?

Hon SCOTT SIMPSON to the Minister of Climate Change: Does he stand by all his statements and actions?

MARJA LUBECK to the Minister of Education: What is the Government doing to support New Zealand’s international education sector to reconnect to the world?

ERICA STANFORD to the Minister of Immigration: How long does it currently take for 90 percent of visitor visas to be processed compared to December 2017, and is he confident that Immigration New Zealand will meet its visa processing targets?

JAN LOGIE to the Minister of Health: What actions, if any, is he going to take to address the pay and employment concerns of care workers and allied health workers?

KIERAN McANULTY to the Minister of Agriculture: How is the Government supporting agriculture to meet its obligations under the Emissions Reduction Plan?

Hon MARK MITCHELL to the Minister of Police: Does she stand by her statement, “in terms of what I am delivering as Police Minister … our people feel safer”; if so, why?

NAISI CHEN to the Minister of Transport: How is the Government supporting Kiwi families to transition to low-emission transport alternatives?

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.