Questions About Regions & Refugees

by Desk Editor on Tuesday, September 8, 2015 — 5:10 PM

Questions about the economic health of the regions and refugees as Parliament resumes after a week’s break. Finance minister, Bil English, concedes some regions are struggling and confirms that an increase in jobs will be outpaced by a rise in unemployment. Opposition questions on refugees are led by the Greens co-leader, James Shaw, and fielded by Immigration Minister, Michael Woodhouse. The Speaker rejects requests for an urgent debate on the Government’s decision to accept an additional 600 Syrian refugees.

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