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Question No. 4 to Minister

Wednesday 15 December 2010 Hansard source (external site)

CosgroveHon CLAYTON COSGROVE (Labour—Waimakariri) Link to this

I neglected to seek leave to table another email. This one is from Roger Thomas in response to Nicky Wagner’s email. It is dated 8 December 2010 and says: “You must be pleased you are a list member of Parliament as I struggle to see how you could ever be elected”—

SmithMr SPEAKER Link to this

What is interesting here is that the member has used the point of order process to seek leave to table a document to read out an email. I guess it is possible to do that, but it is hardly in the spirit of the process of seeking leave to table a document. However, leave is sought to table a document that would not otherwise be available. Is there any objection to that course of action? There is objection.

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