1 May 2024

Oral Questions for Wednesday 1 May 2024

From Parliament - Live Stream and Question Time, 2:00 pm on 1 May 2024

Questions to Ministers Rt Hon CHRIS HIPKINS to the Prime Minister: Does he stand by all his Government's statements and actions? TAKUTA FERRIS to the Associate Minister of Justice (Firearms): What evidence, if any, does she have that reintroducing three-strikes legislation will reduce crime in Aotearoa? DANA KIRKPATRICK to the Minister of Finance: What challenges has she faced in putting together this year's Budget? Hon BARBARA EDMONDS to the Minister of Finance: Does she stand by her commitment to deliver meaningful tax cuts for New Zealanders; if so, will she guarantee that every New Zealander will be better off under her Budget? Hon MARAMA DAVIDSON to the Minister responsible for RMA Reform: Does he agree with the Prime Minister that "No projects have been selected yet for the fast-track process"; if so, will he commit to providing an opportunity for public scrutiny of the projects when they are selected for Part A of Schedule 2 of the Fast-track Approvals Bill? MIKE BUTTERICK to the Minister responsible for RMA Reform: What announcements has he made regarding reforms to the Resource Management Act 1991? Hon WILLIE JACKSON to the Minister for Maori Development: Does he stand by his statement, "I do think people are feeling vulnerable. And that, for me, is a message that I must be a strong advocate and contributor to Maori success"; if so, does he think cutting jobs at Te Puni Kokiri is a "contributor to Maori success"? CARL BATES to the Minister of Education: What announcements has she recently made on priorities for education? Hon GINNY ANDERSEN to the Minister of Police: What advice, if any, has he received on the safety of frontline police officers? TAMATHA PAUL to the Minister for Children: Does she agree with official advice that military-style boot camps are "likely to be detrimental to young people with a history of abuse"; if not, why not? Dr VANESSA WEENINK to the Minister for Building and Construction: What announcements has the Government made in building and construction? GLEN BENNETT to the Minister for Economic Development: Does she agree with her statement, "I think we need to get on with the job of delivering for New Zealand"; if so, what actions has she taken to deliver for New Zealanders?

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