Questions For Oral Answer – Sept 29

by Desk Editor on Thursday, September 29, 2011 — 11:54 AM

Press Release –

1. NIKKI KAYE to the Minister of Finance: What reports has he received on New Zealand’s economic vulnerabilities?

1. NIKKI KAYE to the Minister of Finance: What reports has he received on New Zealand’s economic vulnerabilities?

2. Hon ANNETTE KING to the Minister for Social Development and Employment: Does she stand by her statement “there are jobs out there”, given statistics released this week show there are 47,000 fewer jobs than three years ago?

3. Hon Sir ROGER DOUGLAS to the Minister of Finance: Has he received any reports that suggest Budget 2011’s nominal and real GDP per capita growth projections are unlikely to be met; if so, what are the consequences of this?

4. MOANA MACKEY to the Minister of Housing: On what date did he make the decision to reverse the previous Labour Government’s commitment to the Tamaki community that the Tamaki Transformation Programme would reduce the concentration of State housing in Tamaki but not reduce the existing number of State houses?

5. Dr KENNEDY GRAHAM to the Minister for Climate Change Issues (International Negotiations): Does he stand by his statement that “it is completely incoherent for the world to be now tentatively coordinating actions to put a price on carbon on the one hand, while simultaneously massively subsiding consumption of carbon”?

6. DAVID SHEARER to the Minister for Tertiary Education: Does he stand by his statement migrant workers will only be used in Christchurch to fill jobs where New Zealander’s “won’t be able to be trained in time to do the job” such as engineers that take four to five years training?

7. CHRIS AUCHINVOLE to the Minister for the Environment: What progress has the Government made in addressing the problem for homeowners and businesses of slow and delayed processing of resource consents since passing the Resource Management (Simplifying and Streamlining) Amendment Act 2009?

8. Hon STEVE CHADWICK to the Minister of Health: Has he received any reports on changes to the aged care arrangements in Wellington; if so, what assurances can he give to workers in the aged care sector that they will not lose their jobs?

9. TIM MACINDOE to the Minister of Transport: What progress has been made on the Waikato Expressway Road of National Significance?

10. STUART NASH to the Minister of Finance: How many more families report their income is “not enough” to meet everyday needs since the Government took office, according to the Household Economic Survey (Income) comparing the 2008 survey to the latest survey?

11. JONATHAN YOUNG to the Acting Minister of Energy and Resources: What updates has she received recently on renewable electricity generation in New Zealand?

12. CHRIS HIPKINS to the Minister for ACC: What recent reports, if any, has he seen on the role that returning to work can play in accident rehabilitation?


1. SU’A WILLIAM SIO to the Chairperson of the Social Services Committee: Will she call a meeting to consider the Inquiry into the Identification, Rehabilitation, and Care and Protection of Child Offenders; if not, why not?

2. SU’A WILLIAM SIO to the Chairperson of the Education and Science Committee: Has he called for public submissions on the petition of Judy Taligalu McFall-McCaffery and John McCaffery and 6,686 others which asks this House to urge the Government to fully fund Pacific bilingual education?


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