When Parliament next sits the Government will give priority to Budget related legislation.
Deputy Leader of the House Ann Tolley said after a week recess the House would next sit on March 4 and the Government would seek to progress the Appropriation (2012/13 Financial Review) Bill and the Electoral Amendment Bill.
Select committee reports were presented on the:
2012/13 financial review of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa Board, the New Zealand Historic Places Trust (Pouhere Taonga), the Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa, and the New Zealand Lotteries Commission by the Government Administration Committee
2012/13 financial review of the New Zealand Fire Service Commission by the Government Administration Committee
Special report on a matter relating to the 2012/13 financial review of the Department of Internal Affairs by the Government Administration Committee
The Environmental Reporting Bill and Local Government (Auckland Council) Amendment Bill (No 3) were introduced.
MPs began Question Time.
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