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House Adjourns

Thursday, 30 July 2015, 5:56 pm | ParliamentToday.co.nz

The House rose just before 6pm interrupting the set piece committee stage of the Appropriation (2015/16 Estimates) Bill . More >>

Health And Safety Bill Progresses

Thursday, 30 July 2015, 4:55 pm | ParliamentToday.co.nz

The second reading of new health and safety legislation has been completed with Labour withdrawing its support for the reform More >>

Govt Priorities And Absent Members

Thursday, 30 July 2015, 2:26 pm | ParliamentToday.co.nz

When Parliament next sits the Government intends to give priority to the flag referendum bill and the Estimates Debate. More >>

Health And Safety Bill To Be Debated

Thursday, 30 July 2015, 10:41 am | ParliamentToday.co.nz

The Government has decided to give priority to health and safety legislation in Parliament this afternoon. More >>

House Rises, ACT MP AWOL

Wednesday, 29 July 2015, 10:20 pm | ParliamentToday.co.nz

There was some confusion about the whereabouts of ACT MP David Seymour in voting in Parliament this evening. More >>

Petition On A Petition Presented

Wednesday, 29 July 2015, 2:09 pm | ParliamentToday.co.nz

When Parliament resumed at 2pm a petition seeking an explanation for the rejection of an earlier petition was presented. More >>

Flag Bill Committee Stage To Proceed

Wednesday, 29 July 2015, 10:50 am | ParliamentToday.co.nz

After Question Time and the General Debate, MPs are scheduled to begin the committee stage of the New Zealand Flag Referendums Bill . More >>

House Rises

Tuesday, 28 July 2015, 10:12 pm | ParliamentToday.co.nz

The House rose just before 10pm interrupting the set piece committee stage of the Appropriation (2015/16 Estimates) Bill . More >>

Flag Bill Moves Forward

Tuesday, 28 July 2015, 4:51 pm | ParliamentToday.co.nz

This bill established a process for the holding of two postal referendums on the New Zealand Flag. The first will determine which alternative flag design is preferred by voters, and the second will determine whether that alternative flag or the current ... More >>

NZ First MPs Walk Out

Tuesday, 28 July 2015, 2:20 pm | ParliamentToday.co.nz

New Zealand First MPs walked out of the House in protest today after their leader was ordered to leave the chamber by Speaker David Carter. More >>

Flag Bill To Be Debated

Tuesday, 28 July 2015, 10:33 am | ParliamentToday.co.nz

The bill to set up a referendum on changing New Zealand’s flag will be debated this afternoon. More >>

House Rises

Thursday, 23 July 2015, 6:01 pm | ParliamentToday.co.nz

The House rose at 6pm interrupting the first reading debate of the Health Practitioners (Replacement of Statutory References to Medical Practitioners) Bill . More >>

Benefit Bill Widely Supported For Now

Thursday, 23 July 2015, 5:02 pm | ParliamentToday.co.nz

Social Development Minister Anne Tolley said the b Social Security (Extension of Young Persons Services and Remedial Matters) Amendment Bill was aimed at those who are considered at significant risk of long-term welfare dependency and give them ... More >>

Estimates Debate To Continue Next Week

Thursday, 23 July 2015, 2:18 pm | ParliamentToday.co.nz

Leader of the House Gerry Brownlee said in the Business Statement the House would give priority to the eight hours and 50 minutes left in the committee stage of the Appropriation (2015/16 Estimates) Bill . The Government would also seek to make progress ... More >>

Members’ Bills Drawn

Thursday, 23 July 2015, 12:43 pm | ParliamentToday.co.nz

Parental Leave and Employment Protection (Six Months’ Paid Leave and Work Contact Hours) Amendment Bill - Sue Moroney More >>

Govt Returns To Bills

Thursday, 23 July 2015, 11:08 am | ParliamentToday.co.nz

Following Question Time, the first item of business is scheduled to be the first reading of the Social Security (Extension of Young Persons Services and Remedial Matters) Amendment Bill . This will be followed by the first reading of the Health ... More >>

House Rises

Wednesday, 22 July 2015, 10:02 pm | ParliamentToday.co.nz

The House rose at 10pm interrupting the first reading debate of the Minimum Wage (Contractor Remuneration) Amendment Bill . More >>

ISDS Bill Voted Down

Wednesday, 22 July 2015, 9:46 pm | ParliamentToday.co.nz

This bill sought to prohibit New Zealand from entering international agreements that include provision for investor-state dispute settlement. More >>

Foreign Land Sales Bill Defeated

Wednesday, 22 July 2015, 8:39 pm | ParliamentToday.co.nz

A bill seeking to tighten the rules about the sale of rural land to foreign buyers has been voted down More >>

Anti-Casino Bill Defeated

Wednesday, 22 July 2015, 6:05 pm | ParliamentToday.co.nz

The New Zealand International Convention Centre Act 2013 Repeal Bill would have repealed the New Zealand International Convention Centre Act 2013 and its sponsor Tracey Martin appealed to ACT MP David Seymour to back the bill to select committee. More >>

 

 

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