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All 2 results for cuckoo speaker:Caroline Spelman

Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: Efficiency Savings (9 Mar 2010)

Caroline Spelman: We all want to see help for those who most need it. The question is where the money is coming from. The Government must be living in cloud cuckoo land if they believe that the £250 million bill for changes in personal care does not fall under the definition of an unfunded burden. Is it not the case that the efficiency savings earmarked for that policy will not materialise until 2012-13, yet...

Opposition Day — [9th Allotted Day]: Local Government (24 Apr 2007)

Caroline Spelman: ...that it is all the fault of local government, but nobody believes that. If Ministers honestly believe that 92 per cent. rises are simply the result of profligate town halls, they must be in cloud cuckoo land. However, some councils are more prudent than others, and the statistics show that Conservative councils cost people less. On an average band D property, they cost £55 less than...

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