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All 2 results for cuckoo speaker:Nigel Waterson

Social Security (22 Feb 2005)

Nigel Waterson: Glasgow, but that is not the evidence that I receive from my constituency. If the Secretary of State is suggesting that that explains why 1.6 million people are not claiming, he is in cloud cuckoo land. My hon. Friend the Member for Havant has made it clear that our policy is to match the Government in raising pension credit in line with earnings. That is not to say that pensioners will...

Orders of the Day — Enterprise Bill — [2nd Allotted Day]: New Clause 2 — Fees: further provision (17 Jun 2002)

Nigel Waterson: ...was advised to go bankrupt. NACAB makes the point that in England, Wales and Northern Ireland—as opposed to Scotland, where it is much cheaper—it costs £370 to go bankrupt. We are in cloud cuckoo land if we think that the people we are talking about can find that amount of available cash. NACAB gives examples of people who have had to borrow money from family or friends simply to pay...

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