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All 3 results for cuckoo speaker:Ms Audrey Wise

Opposition Day: Industry (Government Policies) (6 Feb 1992)

Ms Audrey Wise: ...become the only profitable railway system in the world, it has been required to cut over £90 million from its 1991–92 budget to help ease the overall British Rail financial crisis. That is cloud cuckoo land. While British Rail is compelled to slash its investment programme, the Swedes are now on their second successful generation of the X train, and Japan is on its third generation of...

Orders of the Day — Finance Bill: Alteration of Personal Reliefs (25 Jul 1977)

Ms Audrey Wise: ...for the lowest paid and when public expenditure is cut only by an exactly equivalent amount, I think that we shall have reached a stage when cows are jumping over the moon. We shall be in cloud-cuckoo-land. It will not happen that way. My hon. Friends know that perfectly well. Conservative Members intend to cut public expenditure in any case. It was not part of their original intention...

Orders of the Day — Insurance Officer's Decision (2 Dec 1976)

Ms Audrey Wise: ...benefit is not the way to deal with student hardship, but we have nothing before us from either the DHSSor the Department of Education and Science to deal with that hardship. This is cloud-cuckoo land. It is intolerable, and I am sure that it just will not be tolerated. I believe that my right hon. Friends on the Front Bench do not want to take the bread out of babies' mouths. So why do...

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