Parliament Tour Preview | NZ Parliament
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Parliament Tour Preview | NZ Parliament

Kia ora tātou katoa. Welcome to the New Zealand Parliament. It’s one of the longest-running Parliaments in the world. We were the first to give women the vote, and we’ve got universal suffrage, which means that everyone in New Zealand gets to vote. We pride ourselves on being open and transparent. We like people watching […]

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Lebanese expatriates take back the parliament
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Lebanese expatriates take back the parliament

[From Lebanon to Brazil] Hello darling, how are you guys doing? So, when are you coming to Lebanon this summer? Grandma, we can’t go this summer.. Remember, we told you that mom is running for president, here, in Brazil, and she’s overwhelmed with work What? What do women have to do with politics, and since […]

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General Questions – 5 March 2020

Good morning. Our first item of business is general questions. Question 1 was not lodged. To ask the Scottish Government what it is doing to tackle fly tipping. The Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform (Roseanna Cunningham): Fly tipping is primarily a matter for local authorities, but it is illegal and unnecessary. […]

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Portfolio Questions – 5 March 2020

Question 1 has been withdrawn. To ask the Scottish Government what consideration it is giving to varying landfill tax rates and bands during the extended period before a biodegradable municipal waste to landfill ban. Rates and bands for the Scottish landfill tax are intended to support a more circular economy and the delivery of our […]

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First Minister’s Questions – 5 March 2020
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First Minister’s Questions – 5 March 2020

This week, the coronavirus spread to Scotland. The First Minister, and the Scottish Government, can be assured that the Scottish Government will have the full and engaged support of myself and all Scottish Conservatives as it deals with the virus. In turn, I thank the First Minister for the constructive way in which she has […]

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Portfolio Questions – 27 February 2020
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Portfolio Questions – 27 February 2020

Thank you. Then next item of business is portfolio questions on Health and Sport, question number one Neil Findlay please. To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on when Dr Veronikis will come to Scotland to carry out full mesh removal procedures. This week, the chief medical officer wrote to Dr […]

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Portfolio Questions – 4 March 2020

Good afternoon. The first item of business is portfolio questions on communities and local government. Questions 5 and 8 are grouped together. And I call question one, Anas Sarwar please. Thank you Deputy Presidiing officer. To ask the Scottish Government what it is doing to tackle inequalities among low-income families. Aileen Campbell: Last year, we […]

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