12 Oct 2016

The Day In Parliament for 12 October 2016 - morning edition

From In Parliament, 5:45 am on 12 October 2016

Labour's Phil Goff delivers his valedictory speech to the House after three decades as the MP for Mt Roskill; Barry Coates sworn in to replace Kevin Hague on the Greens list; Ministers questioned over child poverty and a report on fighting and contraband in Mount Eden prison; Speaker declines requests for snap debates on both topics; Electoral Amendment Bill passes first reading and is sent to the Justice and Electoral Committee; Twenty-three bills emerging from the Judicature Amendment Bill pass third readings.