peters on peron..seeking leave to table censors report on his mag.
peters to pm..accuses her of lying on tv re peters/swain.
withdraws and apologises
peters repeats question
clark swats him away
peters trys again.
clark dodges and weaves
peters names another person..with string of criminal convictions…
swain cswats peters
locke asks if peters ever supports refugees
ryall on doctored papers.. yawn
peters on immigration cases..
end of round one: clark 1..peters 0
turner (united) to mahary re grandparents recieving support for raising children not their own..
(worthy subject..but eye-numbingly boring)
brash to pm re doone..yawn..(i don’t know about anyone else but i am so over this one..in fact i never got started..)
brownlee is doing his smug/smirk number again
hide has a go..fails
brash trys again..he’s giving us his best undertakers face..
prebble has a go with historical reference to shipley/roberts dinner..fails
brash trys..he really has absolutely no trace of mongrel, eh?
hide trys again..clark accuses hides friends of bankrolling doones campaign..
brash tables clarks statement to court in april
patsy to mahary re health research..mahary calls a nat stupid..withdraws and apologises..(shame we can’t hear heckles, eh?)
english to mahary re ed..(english has had a wardrobe makeover..classy dark suit and sharp yellow tie)
donnelly to mallard
coddington re ed….yawn..
english on “when did mallard know”..(about as exciting as the doone drone)
bradford on support services for old and infirmed (underfunding)
hodgson says wait for budget..
hodgson 1..bradford 0
kedgley on pay parity
hodgson says wait for budget
bradford on minimum wage/disparities
hodgson took that encounter..
brash to pm..doone again..(what a comb-over..whoar!)
(cullen has forefinger firmly over lips)
clark says she “cannot leak”..general crack-up (new, previously not considered aspect of ice-maiden persona, eh?)
brash..round and round we go..again..
clark slam dunks brash..
donnelly re education case..yawn
mallard slam-dunks brash..(apparently brash set up an education forum for 400 students..4 turned up)
? and brownlee get booted out
turei to benson-pope (classy shawl! you can’t say that very often)
someone on something about geographical isolation
turei on correspondance school..(locke is looking heavenward; unusual for an avowed atheist)
(sorry for abrupt end; server went down)
clark was top scorer again..english got best tie; turei got best shawl..and as always brash gets best comb-over..
we were promised fireworks(doone ..yawn etc)..it was an old double-happy the fuse has fallen out of..