Member for Christchurch Central, Labour Party
Most recent appearances in parliament
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- Earthquakes, Canterbury—Minister’s Statements (5 Oct 2011)
Question: "Does he stand by all of his statements on Canterbury’s earthquake recovery?"
- Earthquakes, Canterbury—Trade Skills Training Policy (29 Sep 2011)
Question: "Given that there are 10,000 18 to 24-year-olds out of work in Canterbury, and given that we have a $30 billion rebuild over a generation, why will he not step up and give young Cantabrians real opportunities to train, and rebuild their city, rather than importing migrant labour?"
- Water Quality—Prime Minister’s Statements (28 Sep 2011)
Question: "Does the Prime Minister stand by all his public statements on water quality in New Zealand?"
- Environment, Minister—Confidence (28 Sep 2011)
Question expand: "Given that the Auditor-General identifies several regional councils that are farmer-dominated where councillors are inappropriately involving themselves in decisions on whether to prosecute farmers for repeated resource consent breaches, why is the only ..."
- Local Government Borrowing Bill - In Committee (8 Sep 2011)
Speech expand: "I join with my colleague Phil Twyford in acknowledging the role of the Minister of Local Government in bringing the Local Government Borrowing Bill to the House, and through the House. This bill may be the last bill he brings to the House, and I want to ..."