INDEPENDENT NEWS

Estimates Debate Continues And Extended Hours On Thursday

Published: Wed 31 Jul 2013 10:46 AM
Parliament will sit on Thursday morning under extended hours provisions to progress a number of Treaty settlement bills.
After Question Time and the General Debate today, MPs will return to the the Estimates debate with three hours and five minutes remaining in the eight hour set piece debate on on the committee stage of theAppropriation (2013/14 Estimates) Bill.
This will be followed by the committee stage of the Resource Management Reform Bill.
The Business Committee also agreed the House would sit from 9am on Thursday for the first readings of the Ngā Mana Whenua o Tāmaki Makaurau Collective Redress Bill, the Maungaharuru-Tangitū Hapū Claims Settlement Bill, and the Ngā Punawai o Te Tokotoru Claims Settlement Bill.
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