Oral Questions - 7 August 2018
Questions to Ministers
1. Dr DEBORAH RUSSELL to the Minister of Finance: What recent reports has he seen on the New Zealand economy?
2. Hon SIMON BRIDGES to the Prime Minister: Does she stand by all her Government’s policies and actions?
3. Hon AMY ADAMS to the Minister of Finance: Does he stand by all of the Government’s policies, statements, and
actions in relation to the New Zealand economy?
4. Dr DUNCAN WEBB to the Minister of Education: What recent progress, if any, has been made on the Christchurch
Schools Rebuild programme?
5. Hon JUDITH COLLINS to the Minister of Housing and Urban Development: Does he stand by all his reported
statements regarding KiwiBuild?
6. JAMI-LEE ROSS to the Minister of Transport: Do the funding allocations in the Government Policy Statement on
Land Transport justify increases in fuel taxes over the next 3 years; if so, how?
7. PAUL EAGLE to the Minister for Building and Construction: What are the outcomes of yesterday’s meeting between
Ministers and representatives of the construction sector?
8. Hon PAUL GOLDSMITH to the Minister for Regional Economic Development: Does he stand by his statement to Q+A on Sunday regarding the employment relations reforms, “I’m a politician from New Zealand First. I’m entitled to hear
the concerns of provincial employers; I’m entitled to hear the concerns of regional leaders”; if so, what are the
concerns he’s hearing?
9. Hon NIKKI KAYE to the Minister of Education: Will he commit to reducing teacher ratios in primary schools in
this term of Government to reduce class sizes?
10. JENNY MARCROFT to the Minister of Defence: What recent reports has he received on the New Zealand Defence
Force’s approach to paying the living wage?
11. Hon Dr NICK SMITH to the Minister of Justice: Does he agree with the statement by the Attorney-General that his
Electoral (Integrity) Amendment Bill will have a chilling effect on the expression of dissenting views by MPs?
12. CHRIS BISHOP to the Minister of Internal Affairs: Is she confident that the Government inquiry into the process
around the appointment of the Deputy Police Commissioner will retain public confidence with her as its responsible