Leader of the House Gerry Brownlee was questioned today on the cancellation of Parliament on Friday when Treaty of Waitangi Bills were to be heard.
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Claims that Opposition parties are keen on a new parliamentary building are simply not true, says New Zealand First.
In Parliament today Leader of the House Gerry Brownlee returned to the House to correct misleading and false statements he made about New Zealand First, says New Zealand First Leader and Member of Parliament for Northland Rt Hon Winston Peters
New Zealanders will be pleased at the Speaker’s ruling today ticking off the Prime Minister for acting improperly in the House on Wednesday, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland Member of Parliament Rt Hon Winston Peters.
New Zealand First is questioning why parliamentarians are sitting by as the jobs of 17 chamber staff in Parliament are under threat.
Bob Tizard was a serious parliamentarian with a very good grasp of the facts and with a real sense of history.
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.
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.