brash and hide banging on about doone ..again..
once again cullen has his forfinger firmly covering his lips..
patsy for cullen on tax..
2nd patsy for cullen..
key has a go at cullen..cullen 1 key 0
copeland has a go at cullen..gets minced..
hide on doone again..yawn..
brash again…asking about audio tapes ..clark denies existance of tapes..
prebble has a go at clark, alleging fairfax has tapes and is blackmailing her now or in the future
hide tries..and is closed down.
hide winges to speaker..no go..
prebble on doone again..clark bats him away..
brash again..no go..
key asks hodgson about carbon tax costs..answer $4 per week..
key asks why tax when there is huge surplus..
hodgson cracks up house by saying it isnot a tax increase, a tax shift..
even the speaker cracked up..
now shes getting snarky
choudry asks hodgson a patsy re carbon tax..
hodgson nails the blue-greens in the nats by quoting their support from their website..
hodgson is performing well..
shirly from act says lets just dump kyoto..hodgson slamdunks him
fitzsimons’ asks hodgson a patsy..
choudry asks hodg a patsy..
key trys again..slamdunked..
fitzsimons asks a good question of hodg on why not give first 5 thousand of income tax free (good question) hodg ducks and weaves..
dail jones to swain on immigration..
patsy to swain on iraqi immigration
jones to swain again..yawn
newman to swain..yawn..
locke defends man who is being expelled..swain defends the indefensible….
ryall to swain on other iraqis
ryall again..on possible iraqi policeman here..swain checking
ryall on 111 calls (ghost calls)..hawkins bats it away..
ryall says 61,000 calls dealt with by ghost squads..hawkins bats it away..
patsy for hawkins..yawn..
ryall to hawkins..bats away
baldock to hawkins on underage prostitutes
patsy to hawkins..
brown has go at united future through hawkins..hawkins bats away
i have to bail out now (logistics problem), but surprise, surprise, hawkins has been the performer of the day…who’d have thought?..