14 Sep 2016

The Day In Parliament for 14 September 2016 - morning edition

From In Parliament, 5:45 am on 14 September 2016

The Health Committee is due for day two of submissions on former Labour MP Maryann Street's petition calling for an inquiry into public attitudes towards medically assisted dying; The Enhancing Identity Verification and Border Processes Legislation Bill passes first reading and is sent to the Law and Order Committee, despite opposition from the Greens; The Education (Update) Amendment Bill faces criticism from all opposition parties but also passes its first reading and is sent to the Education and Science Committee; Shadow Leader of the House Chris Hipkins complains to the Speaker about the privacy of parliamentary emails; House condemns North Korea's nuclear test as well as the arrests of Fijian politicians; Speaker orders Winston Peters out of the chamber.