Most recent appearances in parliament
If this MP has contributed more than once to a debate, only one speech is shown.
- Valedictory Statements (29 Sep 2011)
Speech expand: "My introduction to politics came at the tender age of 20 in 1984. They were exciting political times. Sir Robert Muldoon had called a snap election, and Sir Robert Jones had launched a new party, the New Zealand Party. For the first time I had a flicker of ..."
- Job Creation—Statistics (29 Sep 2011)
Question: "In light of the Department of Labour report that revealed that the abolition of the youth minimum wage pushed up to 9,000 young people out of work, does the Minister think the report was wrong, or does she concede that abolishing the youth rates was a mistake that should be fixed immediately?"
- Education (Freedom of Association) Amendment Bill - Third Reading (28 Sep 2011)
Speech expand: "I move, That the Education (Freedom of Association) Amendment Bill be now read a third time. It gives me great pleasure to lead the debate on this third reading of the Education (Freedom of Association) Amendment Bill. Voluntary student membership ..."
- Royal Society of New Zealand Amendment Bill - In Committee (28 Sep 2011)
Speech: "I move, That the Committee report progress."
- Economic Growth—Consideration of Policy Options (15 Sep 2011)
Question: "How can businesses expect to survive when the Government swallows up just about all of any increased growth that takes place in the economy?"