14 Oct 2016

The Day In Parliament for 14 October 2016 - morning edition

From In Parliament, 5:48 am on 14 October 2016

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee hears submissions on the Intelligence and Security New Zealand Bill - including one from former Green MP Keith Locke; Primary Production Committee hears submissions on the Food Safety Law Reform Bill, which artisan cheese-makers say will damage their industry; Electronic Interactions Reform Bill passes first reading and is sent to the Government Administration Committee for public submissions; Finance Minister Bill English fields patsy questions on the state of the Government's finances - and also faces Opposition questions on Housing; Acting Leader of the House Christopher Finlayson gives a preview of the week ahead.