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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Housing New Zealand is already building more homes than the Greens’ rushed policy proposed, and additional social houses are also being sourced from Community Housing Providers, Ministers Bill English and Paula Bennett say.
Good afternoon everyone. It’s a pleasure to be with you again. Thank you to the Wellington Employers’ Chamber of Commerce for once again organising this pre-Budget lunch. Budget 2016 will include a wide range of initiatives that build on the good progress we’ve made over the previous seven Budgets.
The $167 million operating balance before gains and losses (OBEGAL) surplus for the nine months to 31 March was $334 million better than forecast, Finance Minister Bill English says. Core Crown revenue was $206 million higher than forecast, largely due to core Crown tax revenue being $702 million higher than forecast by the Treasury in December.
Budget 2016 On Thursday 26 May, Finance Minister Bill English will deliver the National-led Government’s eighth Budget. Budget 2016 will further advance the Government’s work to support a strong, growing economy. 
Changes to the overseas investment regime mean the Overseas Investment Office (OIO) will be able to assess applications faster and shore up investor certainty, Ministers Bill English and Louise Upston say.
Finance Minister Bill English departs for Germany today to attend the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) annual meeting, as well as a number of other opportunities to promote New Zealand’s profile with key European trade partners.