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All 3 results for cuckoo speaker:John Redwood

Opposition Day — [5th allotted day]: Network Rail (8 Jan 2008)

John Redwood: the Government, that it just so happens that the Government own all the shares, and that it just so happens that the Government give it the bulk of its revenue. Ministers must be living in cloud cuckoo land. It is a Government creature—they can do anything they like with it. They can come to this House today or tomorrow and change its whole structure, and nobody will object because...

New clause 2: Transfer of Communities (15 Jun 1994)

John Redwood: ...he seriously suggest that a Minister of State in an English Department can instruct a Secretary of State for Wales without recourse to the Cabinet and collective discussion? He is living in cloud cuckoo land in suggesting that.

Orders of the Day — Competition and Service (Utilities) Bill: Title (16 Jan 1992)

John Redwood: ...on where the money is to come from. If they believe that by cutting the salaries of two or three people at the top of the operation they can pay for all those goodies they are living in cloud cuckoo land. They are talking about investment programmes costing hundreds of millions of pounds, compared with salaries in six figures, not seven or eight figures. The Bill does the job that it was...

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