15 Jun 2016

The Day In Parliament for 15 June 2016 - morning edition

From In Parliament, 5:50 am on 15 June 2016

Prime Minister John Key moves a notice of motion expressing sympathy for victims of the mass shooting in Orlando, Florida which left at least 50 people dead. The motion is supported by all parties, although some of their messages don't align; Andrew Little's request for an urgent debate on the Government's announcement of a increase in NZ's refugee quota is declined by the Speaker, who says there will be plenty more upcoming opportunities to debate the matter; The battle of the Health Ministers past and present heats up.