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Porn in Parliament: MPs and sex online – Truthloader

I want to talk about the internet, the impact it’s having on the innocence of our children, how online pornography is corroding childhood. Now I’m not making this speech because I want to moralize or scaremonger, it’s because I feel profoundly as a politician and as a dad that the time for action has come. […]

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Today in the House: 18 February 2020
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Today in the House: 18 February 2020

Parliament’s having a fairly normal week this week after an unusual start to the year last week. We’ll start off with oral questions. First one from Tamati Coffey to the Minister of Finance about reports on the New Zealand economy. Hon Simon Bridges is asking questions to the Prime Minister about the standards of behaviour […]

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Today in the House: 17 December 2019
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Today in the House: 17 December 2019

It’s the penultimate sitting day for the year, and today I’m helped with this by my mokopuna who’s come all the way from Galway in Ireland to help me – and she arrived in the early hours of this morning without her bags! We’re going to start today with questions to ministers. Deborah Russell to […]

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Judiciary committee holds confirmation hearing for justice minister nominee   김현
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Judiciary committee holds confirmation hearing for justice minister nominee 김현

The assembly′s judiciary committee held a one-day confirmation hearing for justice minister nominee Kim Hyun-woong…, the current head of the Seoul High Prosecutors′ Office. During the hearing, the nominee vowed to strengthen law and order and eradicate corruption. He also said chronic corruption has been a major stumbling block for Korea… and pledged to focus […]

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Treaty progress at a standstill for Ngāti Kahu
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Treaty progress at a standstill for Ngāti Kahu

Progress towards settling the historical Treaty of Waitangi grievances of far north iwi Ngati Kahu is at a standstill. A stalemate between Minister of Treaty Negotiations Chris Finlayson and Ngati Kahu over partially settling. The Treaty Negotiations Minister appeared before the Maori Affairs Select Committee to clearly explain progress made within his portfolio. This minister […]

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Justin Trudeau has no respect for Parliament
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Justin Trudeau has no respect for Parliament

Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Mr. Speaker, it was about a year ago the Prime Minister tried to push through changes to Parliament’s rules to silence the opposition. Now that attempt ended in complete failure and he had to back down, but yet, here he is again, at it again, wanting to centralize his power. This […]

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