List member, National Party
Most recent appearances in parliament
If this MP has contributed more than once to a debate, only one speech is shown.
- Sleepover Wages (Settlement) Bill - First Reading (27 Sep 2011)
Speech expand: " That the Sleepover Wages (Settlement) Bill be now read a first time.At the appropriate time I intend to move that the Sleepover Wages (Settlement) Bill be considered by the Health Committee, that the committee report finally to the House on or ..."
- Mining in Conservation Areas—Denniston Plateau (27 Sep 2011)
Answer: "Yes. The department is currently assessing the applications of Buller Coal, previously under Bathurst Resources, and will take into account the impact on conservation values in any future decisions."
- Income Gap, Parity with Australia—Effect of Labour Market Deregulation (27 Sep 2011)
Answer expand: "I am advised that the calculation that the member asks for is fraught with problems from a mathematical point of view, and that two people working out the same question are likely to come up with two different answers, based on differences in currency, ..."
- Pike River Mine—Approval for Second Exit (15 Sep 2011)
Answer: "I am advised that the department is not aware of any such formal sign-off, but the matter raised is the subject of evidence before the royal commission of inquiry, which will no doubt make its determination accordingly."
- Conservation Week—Events (13 Sep 2011)
Answer expand: "More than 120 events are being held across the entire country for Conservation Week, including Living Legends—tree plantings in Northland, Waikato, King Country, and Taranaki—a wetland restoration project in Canterbury, and a conservation-themed quiz ..."