Oral Questions - 26 July 2018
Questions to Ministers
1. Dr DEBORAH RUSSELL to the Minister of Finance: What recent reports has he seen on the cost of living?
2. DAVID SEYMOUR to the Minister for Climate Change: Can he confirm that modelling by NZIER under the wide
innovation scenario in the Zero Carbon Bill discussion document shows that the average per household gross national
disposable income for the net zero emissions target is $223,000, which is $10,000 lower than the 2018 to 2050 baseline;
if so, what will be the impact on global temperatures under this scenario?
3. Hon PAULA BENNETT to the Prime Minister: Does he stand by all his Government’s policies and actions?
4. PAUL EAGLE to the Minister of Housing and Urban Development: What progress, if any, has the Government made in
reducing homelessness this winter?
5. Hon AMY ADAMS to the Minister of Finance: Does he stand by all of the Government’s statements, policies, and
actions in relation to the New Zealand economy?
6. Hon PAUL GOLDSMITH to the Minister for Regional Economic Development: Does he stand by all his statements and
7. JENNY MARCROFT to the Minister of Defence: What recent reports has he received on the New Zealand Defence Force
delivering value to the community, nation, or world?
8. Hon Dr NICK SMITH to the Minister of Justice: Does he stand by all his statements regarding the Electoral
(Integrity) Amendment Bill?
9. JONATHAN YOUNG to the Minister of Energy and Resources: Does she stand by all her statements and actions
regarding the Government’s decision to ban further offshore oil and gas exploration?
10. JO LUXTON to the Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs: What is the Government doing to provide safe and
appropriate lending options for vulnerable consumers?
11. Hon DAVID BENNETT to the Minister of Corrections: Does he stand by all of the statements made in prison network
capacity papers, including that the planned 1,500 bed facility at Waikeria is the “most efficient and cost-effective way
to add quality and capacity to the prison network” and that large-scale prisons “allow a full range of specialist
facilities and rehabilitation programmes”?
12. CHRIS BISHOP to the Minister of Police: Is he confident that the Police are behaving appropriately with regard
to their responsibilities under the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012?