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All 2 results for cuckoo speaker:Sir Peter Emery

The Economy (31 Jan 1985)

Sir Peter Emery: the Chamber — perhaps because it is unpopular — is that we shall never return to the over-full employment of the 1950s and 1960s. Anyone who believes that that is not true is living in cloud-cuckoo-land. Therefore, we must consider how best to use our valuable manpower resources. It must be sensible that the unemployed, who are being sustained, rightly, by the vast expenditure of...

Orders of the Day — Public Expenditure (White Paper) (22 Jan 1970)

Sir Peter Emery: ...'s objectives in the public sector, both general and specific."—[OFFICIAL REPORT, 21st January, 1970; Vol. 794, c.525.] That cannot pass unchallenegd. It is one of the wildest bits of cloud-cuckoo-land that I have seen for a long time. The Chief Secretary shows the same attitude. As the hon. Gentleman for Fife, West said, the right hon. Gentleman tells us that we have only to ask for...

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