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Parliament: Oral Questions – 16 October 2018

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1. Hon SIMON BRIDGES to the Prime Minister: Does she stand by all her Governments statements and actions?Oral Questions – 16 October 2018

Questions to Ministers

1. Hon SIMON BRIDGES to the Prime Minister: Does she stand by all her Government’s statements and actions?

2. TAMATI COFFEY to the Minister of Finance: What recent reports has he seen on the New Zealand economy?

3. Hon AMY ADAMS to the Minister of Finance: Is it a goal of this Government’s economic policy to make it easier for New Zealand families to get ahead?

4. Hon JUDITH COLLINS to the Minister of Housing and Urban Development: What advice. if any, has he received from MBIE on reforming the Residential Tenancies Act 1986?

5. JAN TINETTI to the Minister of Education: What challenges, if any, does the Government face to ensure that there are enough teachers in classrooms next year?

6. Hon PAUL GOLDSMITH to the Minister of Transport: How much of the increase in fuel prices since the Government took office does he attribute to taxes and levies?

7. Hon NIKKI KAYE to the Minister of Education: Has the Government made a decision to rule out an increase in the pay offer for secondary or primary school teachers in the current collective bargaining negotiations?

8. ANAHILA KANONGATA’A-SUISUIKI to the Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs: What recent announcements has he made on reforms to the Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act 2003?

9. Hon MICHAEL WOODHOUSE to the Minister of Health: Is he satisfied that the medicines funding provided for in Budget 2018 contributes to ensuring all Kiwis get world-class cancer treatment?

10. DAVID SEYMOUR to the Minister of Energy and Resources: What effect, if any, will Genesis Energy’s plans to import coal due to a shortage of gas have on carbon emissions?

11. GARETH HUGHES to the Minister of Agriculture: Will he ban calf roping at rodeos, in light of yesterday’s National Animal Welfare Advisory Committee’s report that agreed “neck pain and injury from lassoing was the key issue” with calf roping?

12. JONATHAN YOUNG to the Minister of Energy and Resources: Has she seen reports that the wholesale price of electricity reached a peak of $192/MWh on 6 October because of low hydro levels and the continued outage of the Pohokura gas field?

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