Source: New Zealand Parliament – Oral Questions and Answers
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List of oral questions
Oral Questions – 28 October 2021
Originally published: 28 October 2021
Questions to Ministers
GLEN BENNETT to the Minister of Research, Science and Innovation: What action is the Government taking to modernise New Zealand’s research, science, and innovation system?
ANDREW BAYLY to the Minister of Finance: What advice, if any, has he received on the number of closures and workers laid off as a result of the current lockdown?
TEANAU TUIONO to the Minister of Agriculture: What actions, if any, is he taking to address the possible environmental impact of imported PKE used as supplementary feed in Aotearoa?
SARAH PALLETT to the Minister for COVID-19 Response: What recent announcements has he made regarding the managed isolation and quarantine system?
CHRIS BISHOP to the Minister for COVID-19 Response: Does he stand by all of the Government’s statements and actions in relation to the response to COVID-19?
JO LUXTON to the Minister of Health: What announcements has he made about improvements at Timaru Hospital?
BROOKE VAN VELDEN to the Minister for COVID-19 Response: Does he stand by his statement that “It’s going to reach the stage where cases in the community will present a bigger risk to us than cases coming across the border, who are effectively in the position of ending up being close contacts rather than actual cases”?
TĀMATI COFFEY to the Minister of Local Government: What alternative models, if any, did officials consider, and why were they not accepted as possible solutions, to address the level of underinvestment in Three Waters infrastructure?
NICOLA WILLIS to the Minister of Local Government: What is her response to the many criticisms of her announcement that the Three Waters reforms will be mandated, amalgamating council water assets into four new water entities?
RACHEL BROOKING to the Minister for Emergency Management: What reports has she seen on the New Zealand ShakeOut national earthquake drill and tsunami hikoi?
MATT DOOCEY to the Minister of Health: Is he satisfied that spending $486 million to restructure the health system is better value for money than using it to respond to frontline health workers’ concerns that there is insufficient capacity in public hospitals to manage COVID-19?
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