Member for Clutha-Southland, National Party
Most recent appearances in parliament
If this MP has contributed more than once to a debate, only one speech is shown.
- Adjournment (6 Oct 2011)
Speech expand: "I move, That this House do now adjourn until 25 October 2011.For the benefit of members, I will just explain the date in the motion. The dissolution of the Parliament will occur at 11 a.m. on 20 October, so this motion incorporates the notional date ..."
- Economy—Minister’s Statement (6 Oct 2011)
Answer: "The member should cheer up a bit."
- Economy—Foundations for More Competitive Economy (6 Oct 2011)
Answer expand: "The Government had to set out to lay some foundations, because the economy that we inherited was in very bad shape. It was dependent on excessive Government spending, it had high levels of household debt, it was providing new but unsustainable jobs, and we ..."
- New Zealanders, Well-being—Government Performance over Last 3 Years (6 Oct 2011)
- Economy—Future Policy (6 Oct 2011)
Answer expand: "The issues for the economy will not have changed, so the plan would not change if the Government was re-elected. We have been working on rebalancing the economy more towards savings and exporting, and away from a reliance on debt and Government spending. A ..."