Most recent appearances in parliament
If this MP has contributed more than once to a debate, only one speech is shown.
- Education (Freedom of Association) Amendment Bill - Third Reading (28 Sep 2011)
Speech expand: "I start today with a very, very simple question for this House, and that is: “Who are we here to represent?”. I often hear the sop in this House that young people are our future, that we must invest in our young people, that we need to give young people ..."
- Youth Employment—Work and Income Support (28 Sep 2011)
Question: "What set of statistics is she using to base employment policy on: the household labour force survey, which shows we have the highest youth unemployment on record; the seasonally adjusted National Employment Indicator, which shows 47,000 fewer Kiwis in jobs than when she took office; or the figures she has tried to table today from TradeMe?"
- Crimes Amendment Bill (No 2) - In Committee (14 Sep 2011)
Speech expand: "It is my pleasure to take a call on the Crimes Amendment Bill (No 2). It broadly covers several areas; I think roughly four. We have focused quite heavily on certain parts of this bill, and I will probably hone in on a couple of them as we traverse Part 1. ..."
- Rugby World Cup Opening—Transport Issues (14 Sep 2011)
Question: "Does he intend to reconsider and take into account any factors in addition to his ministry’s cost-benefit ratio when considering funding of the city rail link, such as our inability to manage international events without it?"
- Youth Unemployment—Human Rights Commission Report (14 Sep 2011)
Question: "Does she agree with the report by the Human Rights Commission released in June entitled Tracking Equality at Workthat “unless action is taken urgently, the youth situation will become unsustainable, representing a threat to social cohesion”?"