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Question time in Parliament

The constitutional convention of individual ministerial responsibility means that ministers must answer to the House of Representatives for the exercising of their powers. Here, Māori Party MP Te Ururoa Flavell asks Deputy Prime Minister Bill English about progress made in establishing a review of New Zealand's constitutional arrangements in 2011.

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Matthew Palmer, 'Constitution - Constitutional conventions', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/interactive/35881/question-time-in-parliament (accessed 19 June 2019)

Story by Matthew Palmer, published 20 Jun 2012