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Prasad

Rajen Prasad

List member, Labour Party

Most recent appearances in parliament

If this MP has contributed more than once to a debate, only one speech is shown.

Welfare Dependency—Initiatives to Address (6 Oct 2011)

Question: "What sustainable evidence does the Minister have that her policies will reduce welfare dependency given that the number of people receiving the domestic purposes benefit is at a 10-year high and the cost to taxpayers has increased by nearly $200 million since she became the Minister?"

Subordinate Legislation (Confirmation and Validation) Bill (No 3) - Second Reading (5 Oct 2011)

Speech expand: "It is a pleasure to take a brief call just to make a couple of points, but before I do that, like everybody else can I acknowledge Minister Simon Power for his contributions. In the 3 years I have been a member it has been enjoyable working with Minister ..."

Crimes Amendment Bill (No 2) - Third Reading (15 Sep 2011)

Speech expand: "It is a pleasure to take a final call on the Crimes Amendment Bill (No 2), which, as the Minister has said, is important legislation. I hope he is satisfied that the Opposition has treated it as such, and that at every stage, including the select committee ..."

Crimes Amendment Bill (No 2) - In Committee (14 Sep 2011)

Speech expand: "I am pleased to take a first call on the Crimes Amendment Bill (No 2)—it may be one of a number of calls—to respond to some of the points that the Minister in the chair, the Minister of Justice, has made, but also to talk about other matters that have to ..."

Crimes Amendment Bill (No 2) - Second Reading (13 Sep 2011)

Speech expand: "It is a pleasure to take a call on the Crimes Amendment Bill (No 2), especially since the Social Services Committee considered it and I was a member of that committee. The Minister of Justice, Mr Power, seeks the strength of the signal this Parliament ought ..."

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