Day: July 30, 2015

Questions and Answers – July 30

Press Release – Office of the Clerk 1. Hon ANNETTE KING (Deputy LeaderLabour) to the Minister of Health: In light of his admission yesterday that health funding has not kept up with all inflationary pressures under this Government, how will the health budget absorb the increased …

TPPA leak reveals sweeping restrictions agreed on SOEs

Press Release – Professor Jane Kelsey Wikileaks has just posted a guidance document for TPPA ministers on SOE-related issues ( https://wikileaks.org/tpp-soe-minister/ ). Although dated December 2013, Professor Jane Kelsey, a law professor from the University of Auckland who has monitored …

Questions For Oral Answer July 30

Press Release – Office of the Clerk 1. Hon ANNETTE KING to the Minister of Health: In light of his admission yesterday that health funding has not kept up with all inflationary pressures under this Government, how will the health budget absorb the increased cost of purchasing medicines that …

The Māori Party stands firmly opposed to the TPPA

Press Release – The Maori Party The Mori Party stands firmly opposed to the TPPA Mounting concerns about the impact of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement on tangata whenua are shared by the Mori Party Co-leaders Marama Fox and Te Ururoa Flavell, as final negotiations continue …

TPPA leak: more worries for Labour

Press Release – Jane Kelsey The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) has given up another secret unprecedented new restrictions on state-owned enterprises (SOEs), says University of Auckland law professor Jane Kelsey who has monitored the SOE negotiations intensively. …