Oral Questions for 25 October 2022
BARBARA EDMONDS to the Minister of Finance: What recent reports has he seen on the New Zealand economy? CHRISTOPHER LUXON to the Acting Prime Minister: Does he stand by all of his Government's statements and actions? DAVID SEYMOUR to the Acting Prime Minister: Does he stand by all his Government's statements and policies? NICOLA WILLIS to the Minister of Finance: Does he stand by his statement this morning that "every government would want to be able to adjust those tax brackets and make sure that people do keep more of that money in their take-home pay", and how much more tax does he estimate New Zealand wage and salary earners are paying today compared to what they paid five years ago? ANAHILA KANONGATA'A-SUISUIKI to the Minister of Conservation: How has Jobs for Nature supported local communities with employment opportunities and conservation efforts? JAN LOGIE to the Associate Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety: Is she committed to progressing pay transparency? Dr SHANE RETI to the Minister of Health: Does he stand by all of his statements and actions? SARAH PALLETT to the Minister for Women: What reports has she seen on progressing women in leadership in New Zealand? SIMON COURT to the Minister of Local Government: What is the intent behind clause 141 of the Water Services Entities Bill, and do Te Mana o te Wai statements grant mana whenua rights beyond those of other groups to influence the activity of water services entities under her Three Waters reform? ARENA WILLIAMS to the Minister of Transport: What recent announcements has he made about making it easier for New Zealanders to use public transport? ERICA STANFORD to the Associate Minister of Education (School Operations): What percentage of students achieved each assessment of the 2022 NCEA Literacy and Numeracy pilot, and can she explain why the results were lower than last year's assessment? NAISI CHEN to the Minister for the Digital Economy and Communications: What recent announcements has he made regarding accelerating the roll-out of 5G services across New Zealand?