Resource Legislation Amendment Bill – Second Reading – Part 15

Resource Legislation Amendment Bill – Second Reading – Part 15

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this bill is draconian it does nothing to solve the core problems that we face it’s just more tinkering by this Minister met duty thank you very much mr. speaker pleasure in an honor to rise and wholehearted support of the resource legislation amendment bill in its even greedy and I must say mr. speaker what a very subdued still toilet as I say and in fact okay no reflect I’d know exactly no passion no police I don’t think if you just imagine mr. Twyford and the other opposition members of parliament then given their comms notes for this bill this morning mr. speaker and thinking really is that what I’m going to have to say to a bill that will remove livestock from water waves that will simplify simplify planning rules and bring our national planning templates as well as improving capacity planning for much-needed residential and housings to speaker when I reflect on what’s happened in the Y marketeering since the earthquakes correctly and you throw a week when the government was able to step in in free up land is what we know is when we free up land it increases supply which equals demand when you look of needing to replace 18,000 houses which we’ve gone on to rebuild 23,000 with only annual house price inflation of one or two per CD so it shows quite rightly that when the authorities start to plan ahead and think about some other constraints through land which is restricting housing for many New Zealanders that is the answer and that’s exactly what this bill will do mr. speaker in its second reading when we went through the select committee stage I must acknowledge that very hard-working Scott Simpson who’s a chair for your very big bill we dealt with 764 submission right yeah let’s not forget the chair a champ sarah delhi and our new deputy cared andrew bailey for shepherding this bill through the legislature protease 86 submissions from business 544 from individuals 57 from local government in 44 from environmental and community groups Mr Speaker I just want to finish with a quote of one of the submissions from day Margaret Paisley from Environment Canterbury when she talks about supporting this bill and the addition of significant risks from natural hazards as a matter of national importance as well as a new function for regional councils to ensure sufficient development capacity to meet long-term demand for Urban Development they also go on to say they support the two proposed new planning process options in the provisions for involving a week and policy and planned development Nedley why mr. speaker and the second reading I support this bill to the house good members the question is that the amendments recommended by the local government and Environment Committee by majority be agreed to those of that opinion will say I

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