2 Jun 2016

The Day In Parliament for 2 June 2016 - morning edition

From In Parliament, 5:45 am on 2 June 2016

Budget Debate resumes for a third day, only to be interrupted again with 5 hours and 17 minutes remaining; Government ministers criticise Labour-Greens Memorandum of Understanding; Prime Minister defends tobacco policies; Questions to the PM also on housing; Social Security (Extension of Young Persons Services and Remedial Matters) Amendment Bill passes second reading with only the Greens opposed; Riccarton Racecourse Development Enabling Bill and Riccarton Racecourse Bill both pass second readings unopposed; Electronic Monitoring of Offenders Legislation Bill passes second reading with only New Zealand First opposed; Health Committee hears submissions on Substance Addiction (Compulsory Assessment and Treatment) Bill.