Story: Public service

Health minister responds to parliamentary question, 2011

Government ministers are the political heads of their ministries or departments, and are answerable for their performance in Parliament. In this clip, Minister of Health Tony Ryall replies to a parliamentary question from another National Party member of Parliament in April 2011.

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Richard Shaw, 'Public service - The public service in the 2000s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 16 April 2024)

Story by Richard Shaw, published 20 Jun 2012, reviewed & revised 8 Mar 2021