New Zealand First has questioned the Speaker’s ruling in Parliament that the Prime Minister did not need to apologise for saying the Labour Party supported rapists, child molesters and murderers.
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New Zealand First is stunned that on the 75th Anniversary of Battle of Britain Day, the National Party and Peter Dunne have refused to grant two minutes of parliamentary time to mark New Zealand’s contribution in the Battle of Britain.
The Prime Minister is confused in sending troops to Iraq under the revered ANZAC banner while he bypasses a democratic debate and a vote in Parliament, says New Zealand First.
Rt Hon Winston Peters led New Zealand First MPs out of Parliament this afternoon in protest at Speaker David Carter’s inexplicable rulings over the status of United Future which has been deregistered by the Electoral Commission through lack of mem
The Parliamentary year kicked off this week with what was quite simply a boring, lacklustre speech from Prime Minister John Key which outlined his vision – or lack of it – for the year.
The role of Speaker is fundamental to our Parliamentary Democracy.
The choice of Speaker is of great importance – it is a significant event.
Andrew Williams discusses with political editor Audrey Young his first year in Parliament as a NZ First list MP.
What has been the highlight of your first year in Parliament?
Kaitaia Grey Power, Friday 3 August, Golf Club, Takahe Road, Kaitaia
“The Political Circus Called Parliament”