2 Jun 2016

Today In Parliament for 2 June 2016 - evening edition

From In Parliament, 6:50 pm on 2 June 2016

Day begins with motion of support for parliamentary colleagues in Turkey; Finance minister, Bill English, throws what "roughly adds up to a lot of money" at Defence; Speaker David Carter calls on National backbenchers to stop banging on their desktops; Local Government & Environment Committee hears submission on Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary Bill; Attorney-General, Christopher Finlayson, again steps in as the "acting acting" Leader of the House to deliver the Government's business statement previewing next week's order paper.