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All 2 results for cuckoo speaker:Lord Willetts

Orders of the Day — Opposition Day: Government Economic and Social Policy (9 Jun 1993)

David Willetts: ...failure of considerable proportions. The debate was simply an attempt by the Opposition to exploit the ritual of the annual public expenditure round. The well-known stories appear, like the first cuckoos of spring, with speculative press reports as to what might happen in the Public Expenditure Survey Committee. One would have thought that, after years of such stories circulating, people...

Orders of the Day — Teaching and Higher Education Bill [Lords]: New Arrangements for Giving Financial Support to Students (1 Jul 1998)

David Willetts: ...this policy through the European courts in the months and years ahead. The idea that the European Court of Justice will not interfere in a manifestly discriminatory policy comes from cloud cuckoo land. He would be much better off finding the £2 million necessary to concede the point now, rather than being hauled through the courts in future.

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