19 Oct 2016

The Day In Parliament for Wednesday 19 October 2016 - morning edition

From In Parliament, 5:48 am on 19 October 2016

Labour leader Andrew Little leads the House in paying tribute to former union leader Helen Kelly, who died last week from lung cancer at the age of 52; Speaker David Carter declines two requests for snap debates - one on the junior doctors' strike and the other on police raids of euthanasia advocates; Outer Space and High-Altitude Activities Bill passes first reading after an interesting contribution from Labour's "rocket man" David Clark.