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Roger Douglas

List member, The ACT Party

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GDP Per Capita—Budget 2011 Growth Projections (29 Sep 2011)

Question: "Has he received any reports that suggest Budget 2011’s nominal and real GDP per capita growth projections are unlikely to be met; if so, what are the consequences of this?"

Valedictory Statements (29 Sep 2011)

Speech expand: "I was first elected to this House in 1969. I had the privilege to serve in this Parliament during a period when Parliament was dominated by members such as Keith Holyoake, Robert Muldoon, Norman Kirk, and David Lange—more about that later. The year 1969 was ..."

Education (Freedom of Association) Amendment Bill - Third Reading (28 Sep 2011)

Speech expand: "I am not sure what I should say, but I do congratulate the member Tau Henare. I will stand for just a moment and congratulate my colleague Heather Roy on what she has achieved tonight in getting the Education (Freedom of Association) Amendment Bill passed. ..."

Economic Growth—Consideration of Policy Options (15 Sep 2011)

Question: "Does the Government ask when considering policy options whether the policy will improve New Zealand’s growth prospects or make them worse; if not, why not?"

Student Loan Scheme Bill - Second Reading (17 Aug 2011)

Speech expand: "It was interesting to listen to the Green Party representative Gareth Hughes. Essentially he was saying that the $1 billion of subsidies that goes to students is not enough and that it should be more. He was saying that the people I used to represent in Ōtara ..."

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