Oral Questions for 12 December 2023
Questions to Ministers DAVID MACLEOD to the Minister of Finance: What plans does the Government have for supporting the Reserve Bank to achieve low and stable inflation? HON MARAMA DAVIDSON to the Acting Prime Minister: Does he stand by all his Government's statements and policies? RT HON CHRIS HIPKINS to the Acting Prime Minister: Does he stand by all of his Government's statements and actions? TOM RUTHERFORD to the Minister of Transport: What announcements has he made on setting speed limits in New Zealand? HON GRANT ROBERTSON to the Minister of Finance: Does she stand by Nicola Willis's statement, "Coming back to those extra sources of revenue and other savings areas that will help us to fund the tax reduction, we have to remember that the changes to the smoke-free legislation had a significant impact on the Government's books - with about $1 billion there"; if not, why not? CAMERON BREWER to the Minister of Justice: What is the Government's position on sentencing, and why? TEANAU TUIONO to the Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety: Does she accept the Treasury's advice that the removal of fair pay agreements would disproportionately affect women, young people, Maori, and Pasifika; if not, why not? DEBBIE NGAREWA-PACKER to the Acting Prime Minister: Does he stand by all his Government's statements and policies? HON GINNY ANDERSEN to the Minister of Police: How many Constabulary Full Time Equivalents does Police expect to need to train each year for the next two years in order to maintain the 1 to 480 ratio, and will the Government's commitment for "no fewer than 500 new frontline police within the first two years" be in addition to that? RIMA NAKHLE to the Minister of Police: What reports has he seen on policing in recent weeks? DR PARMJEET PARMAR to the Minister for Children: What changes, if any, is the Government proposing to the legislation that governs Oranga Tamariki? CAMILLA BELICH to the Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety: Does she stand by her recent statements in relation to fair pay agreements?