Hon Bill English

List MP

Hon Bill English is the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Finance (roles he has held since 2008) and the Minister Responsible for Housing New Zealand Corporation.

 

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The Government has a wide range of work underway to progress social housing reforms that will help the community housing sector grow and innovate, Ministers Bill English and Paula Bennett say.
Mr Speaker, I move that the Appropriation (2016/17 Estimates) Bill be now read a second time. It’s a privilege to present the eighth Budget of this National-led Government. I recall our first Budget, delivered in difficult times, with Treasury forecasting never-ending deficits and ever-rising debt.
Budget 2016’s $2.1 billion public infrastructure package will deliver on the Government’s commitment to build a stronger, more productive economy and deliver better public services, Finance Minister Bill English says.
Budget 2016’s Social Investment package will help the most at-risk New Zealanders lead better lives by intervening early and investing in public services tailored to their circumstances, Finance Minister Bill English says.
Treasury’s latest forecasts show rising surpluses and falling debt as the Government maintains its careful management of public spending, Finance Minister Bill English says. “This is our eighth Budget and the books are in good shape.”
Budget 2016 is a forward-looking Budget that invests in a growing economy (All figures for four years to 2019/2020 unless otherwise stated) Looking ahead to the results of responsible economic management ...