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Source: New Zealand Parliament – Oral Questions and Answers

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Oral Questions – 27 July 2022

Originally published: 27 July 2022

Questions to Ministers

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

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

JAN LOGIE to the Minister of Housing: Is she satisfied with the Government’s progress on accessible public housing?

JAMIE STRANGE to the Minister for Building and Construction: What progress is being made to reduce critical shortages in the supply of plasterboard?

NICOLA WILLIS to the Minister of Finance: Does he agree with ANZ that “high inflation is likely to remain with us for some time yet”; if so, does he still stand by his May statement that “the short term challenge of inflation is significant”?

DAVID SEYMOUR to the Minister of Finance: Why did the Crown provide an indemnity to the Reserve Bank against losses from the Large-Scale Asset Purchase programme, and what is the Crown’s maximum liability that it could be forced to pay the bank as a result of the programme?

MARJA LUBECK to the Minister of Immigration: What recent reports has he seen about critical workforce support for Kiwi businesses?

Dr SHANE RETI to the Minister of Health: How many people, if any, waited longer than four months to see a specialist, and how many, if any, waited longer than four months for surgery, in the 12 months to June 30 this year?

Dr EMILY HENDERSON to the Minister of Justice: What legislation is the Government progressing to reduce delays in the Family Court?

PENNY SIMMONDS to the Minister of Education: Does he stand by his statement regarding the Te Pūkenga forecast deficit of $110 million, “I’ve also been clear the projected deficit was too high and that more work needed to be done there”; if so, what work has been done to reduce the deficit?

NICOLE McKEE to the Minister of Police: Is he satisfied with the Police’s firearms administration ability, given there were over 3,000 licensed firearms owners waiting at least four months for their license renewals in June 2022, and does he believe that licensed firearms owners should be satisfied with these wait times too?

TĀMATI COFFEY to the Minister for Emergency Management: How is NEMA helping to build a safe and resilient New Zealand which is ready to respond to emergencies?

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.