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The Week In Parliament for 10 July 2016

The Week In Parliament for 10 July 2016



Health Minister Jonathan Coleman and his Labour shadow, Annette King, clash in estimates debate and again in Question Time. Prime Minister, John Key, leads his MPs in insisting that his government has a comprehensive housing plan. The Social Services Committee hears submissions on the Social Security Legislation Rewrite Bill, including concerns about the targeting of solo parents and provisions for disability allowances; Finance & Expenditure Committee is briefed by the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment Jan Wright about risks from rising sea levels; Foreign Affairs, Defence & Trade Committee briefed by MFAT officials about a recently signed Space treaty with the USA.