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Source: New Zealand Parliament – Oral Questions and Answers

Hon JUDITH COLLINS to the Prime Minister: Does she stand by all of her Government’s statements and actions?

BARBARA EDMONDS to the Minister of Finance: What economic support has been provided to businesses since the Delta COVID outbreak alert level changes announced on 17 August?

Hon JULIE ANNE GENTER to the Minister of Justice: Will he propose a law change to prevent New Zealand citizens living overseas losing their right to vote if they haven’t been able to visit Aotearoa during the COVID-19 pandemic; if not, why not?

ANGELA ROBERTS to the Minister of Education: What decisions has he taken to ensure that senior school students in Auckland and around the country have a fair opportunity to attain NCEA in 2021?

Dr SHANE RETI to the Minister of Health: Does he stand by his statements and actions around hospital resources?

Dr GAURAV SHARMA to the Minister of Health: What recent announcements has he made on the long-term pathway for mental wellbeing?

DEBBIE NGAREWA-PACKER to the Minister for COVID-19 Response: How will the Government ensure that Māori vaccination levels are equitable before moving out of the elimination strategy?

GREG O’CONNOR to the Minister of Police: What recent announcements has she made regarding police front-line safety?

Hon SCOTT SIMPSON to the Minister of Corrections: Is he confident that the Department of Corrections’ policies are keeping New Zealanders safe from COVID-19; if so, why?

TĀMATI COFFEY to the Associate Minister of Health (Māori Health): What recent announcements has he made about supporting Māori to respond to the impacts of COVID-19?

MATT DOOCEY to the Minister of Health: What is his response to a study published in the International Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, which shows attempted suicides in New Zealand children aged 10-14 years increased from a baseline of 40 per month to a peak of 90 per month following the lockdowns in 2020, and what actions, if any, has he taken to address this increase?

CHRIS BAILLIE to the Minister of Police: Is she satisfied with the current number of constabulary staff in the New Zealand Police?

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.