At 2pm today MP Sue Moroney joins Martyn Bradbury as guest commentator for TDBLive’s Tuesday Parliamentary Question Time session. Parliamentary Questions for September 3, 2013 are:
Questions for Oral Answer
Tuesday, 3 September 2013
Questions to Ministers
Q1: Hon CLAYTON COSGROVE to the Minister of Finance: Does he stand by his statement regarding the estimated proceeds of asset sales that “I just want to emphasise that it is not our best guess; it’s just a guess”?
Q2: JAMI-LEE ROSS to the Minister of Finance: What steps is the Government taking to responsibly manage its finances and deliver better public services, following fast-rising government spending of the mid-2000s?
Q3: Hon DAVID PARKER to the Minister of Finance: What is the difference between a “one-off incentive payment” and a subsidy?
Q4: Rt Hon WINSTON PETERS to the Prime Minister: Is he satisfied that the New Zealand Security Intelligence Service has always operated lawfully under his leadership?
Q5: Dr CAM CALDER to the Minister of Science and Innovation: What progress has been made in the Government’s plan to provide internships for students in New Zealand’s research and development intensive industries?
Q6: Dr RUSSEL NORMAN to the Minister for State Owned Enterprises: Will the Government suspend its asset sales programme until a referendum on the issue has been held, given the Clerk of the House has certified that 327,000 New Zealanders, or more than 10 percent of voters, have signed a petition triggering that referendum?
Q7: Hon PETER DUNNE to the Associate Minister of Health: What specific “corrective actions” will the Malvina Major Retirement Village be required to undertake, following the recent Ministry of Health spot audit?
Q8: Hon DAMIEN O’CONNOR to the Minister for Primary Industries: Does he stand by all his statements?
Q9: SIMON O’CONNOR to the Minister of Education: What recent announcements has she made on how the education system is performing at a local level?
Q10: Hon ANNETTE KING to the Minister of Health: Does he stand by all his promises in Health?
Q11: KATRINA SHANKS to the Minister of Broadcasting: What progress has been made on the regional rollout of the digital switchover for New Zealand television viewers?
Q12: Dr KENNEDY GRAHAM to the Prime Minister: Will he support a parliamentary debate and vote on any Government decision to give moral support for a United States-led military strike on Syria; if not, why not?