House Rises

by Editor on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 — 11:00 PM

The House rose at 10pm interrupting the second reading of the Gambling Amendment Bill (No 3) [click to continue…]

General Agreement On Health Bill

by Editor on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 — 9:30 PM

The Health (Protection) Amendment Bill has completed its second reading. [click to continue…]

Anti-Corruption Bill Progresses

by Editor on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 — 7:36 PM

The Organised Crime and Anti-corruption Legislation Bill completed its second reading shortly after the dinner break. [click to continue…]

Budget Debate Adjourned

by Editor (Wednesday, May 27, 2015 — 6:12 PM)

At 5.47pm the Government adjourned the Budget debate.

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Questions and Answers – May 27

by Editor (Wednesday, May 27, 2015 — 5:22 PM)

Questions to Ministers Social Services—Contracting Arrangements 1. DARROCH BALL (NZ First) to the Minister for Social Development : Does she agree with the Minister of Finance when he said of the delivery of social services, “There is no evidence at all that contracting out, as the member calls it, will reduce service provision.”? Hon ANNE […]

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McCully Under Fire Over Sheep Exports

by Desk Editor (Wednesday, May 27, 2015 — 5:14 PM)

Foreign Minister blames Labour for messing up live sheep exports to Saudi Arabia but denies paying a bribe to avoid multi-million dollar court action; Budget Debate resumes.

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Evidence Bill Introduced

by Editor (Wednesday, May 27, 2015 — 2:16 PM)

A new bill was introduced when Parliament resumed at 2pm.

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Questions For Oral Answer May 27

by Editor (Wednesday, May 27, 2015 — 11:36 AM)

QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS 1. DARROCH BALL to the Minister for Social Development: Does she agree with the Minister of Finance when he said of the delivery of social services, “There is no evidence at all that contracting out, as the member calls it, will reduce service provision.”?

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Grinding Through The Budget Debate

by Editor (Wednesday, May 27, 2015 — 10:37 AM)

After Question Time today the Government is set to continue with the Budget debate.

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House Rises Debating The Budget

by Editor (Tuesday, May 26, 2015 — 10:12 PM)

After Question Time today the Government pushed on with the Budget debate and did not adjourn for other business.

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Questions and Answers – May 26

by Editor (Tuesday, May 26, 2015 — 5:48 PM)

Questions to Ministers Prime Minister—Statements 1. METIRIA TUREI (Co-Leader—Green) to the Prime Minister : Does he stand by all his statements? Rt Hon JOHN KEY (Prime Minister): Yes.

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Parliament Today 26-05-15

by Desk Editor (Tuesday, May 26, 2015 — 5:11 PM)

John Key uses Question Time to bash Opposition leader, Andrew Little, over the head for talking about means testing of old age pension payments. Speaker sends Winston Peters packing stoush over whether supplementary questions should include phrases from primary questions. Prime Minister refuses to play “Monday morning quarterback” and comment on reports of low morale […]

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Access Week in Parliament 26-05-15

by Desk Editor (Tuesday, May 26, 2015 — 3:33 PM)

The Week in Parliament with Hinaya Ahu. Full report including urgency through to Saturday night. Deputy Speaker Chester Borrows has the last word.

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A Petition And Reports

by Editor (Tuesday, May 26, 2015 — 2:07 PM)

When Parliament resumed at 2pm a petitions and select committee reports were presented.

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Questions For Oral Answer May 26

by Editor (Tuesday, May 26, 2015 — 11:33 AM)

QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS 1. METIRIA TUREI to the Prime Minister: Does he stand by all his statements?

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Return To The Budget Debate

by Editor (Tuesday, May 26, 2015 — 10:51 AM)

MPs will return the Budget debate following Question Time today.

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Urgency Ends

by Editor (Saturday, May 23, 2015 — 9:57 PM)

Parliament has completed the passage of the Border Processing (Arrivals and Departures) Levy Bill under Urgency on Saturday evening.

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