9 Jun 2016

The Day In Parliament for 9 June 2016 - morning edition

From In Parliament, 5:48 am on 9 June 2016

Members' Day sees Government MPs mount a filibuster in an attempt to slow down progress on Sue Moroney's Parental Leave and Employment Protection (6 Months' Paid Leave) Amendment Bill, which eventually passes its committee stage - as does Adrian Rurawhe's Official Information (Parliamentary Under-Secretaries) Amendment Bill; MPs pay tribute to Sir Graham Latimer; Ministers accuse the Greens of being asinine and Andrew Little of being a fool; Police Minister defends claim that men on cellphones are to blame for rising road toll.