8 Jun 2016

The Day In Parliament for 8 June 2016 - morning edition

From In Parliament, 5:47 am on 8 June 2016

Budget debate is completed, with Labour leader Andrew Little's motion of no confidence in the Government defeated by 63 votes to 58 - while the Appropriation (2016/17 Estimates) Bill (the budget) passes its second reading by the same margin; Tuesday begins with birthday wishes to the Queen; Government faces questions on homelessness, rising sea levels, global warming and support for the elderly; Request for snap debate on possible Silver Ferns Farm merger declined by Assistant Speaker Chester Borrows.