Last Sitting Day

by Desk Editor on Wednesday, December 11, 2013 — 9:14 AM

Parliament resumed at 9am on its last sitting day of the year.

MPs have agreed to debate two Government motions.

One to reappoint Sir John Hugh Williams the Chair of the Electoral Commission and another regarding the rules around MPs attendance of Parliament.

Also on the Order Paper is all the remaining stages of the Royal Succession Bill and Mokomoko (Restoration of Character, Mana, and Reputation) Bill will be completed and a debate will be held on the Health Committee’s inquiry into improving child health outcomes and preventing child abuse.

It is expected MPs will adopt the recommended 2014 sitting programme of the year following Question Time on and then hold the adjournment debate.

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