Budget and Urgency

by Desk Editor on Thursday, May 21, 2015 — 10:15 AM

Finance Minister Bill English will deliver the 2015 Budget when Parliament sits at 2pm today.

Following Mr English’s speech, specified party leaders will get 20 minute speeches and other members 10 minutes in a 15 hour debate.

The Government can adjourn the debate to deal with other business including any Budget related decisions.

The Business Committee has been told the Government intends to move Urgency this afternoon to extend sitting hours.

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