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All 3 results for cuckoo speaker:Chris Grayling

Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation (18 Mar 2004)

Chris Grayling: ...expansion of housing across the south-east. I have been a Member for nearly three years and have heard that announcement at least four or five times before. It seems to be seasonal, like the first cuckoo of spring; we reach a certain point of the year and the Chancellor makes yet another pronouncement about the need to improve the productivity of the nation by building lots of new houses....

Orders of the Day: The Economy and Pensions (14 Nov 2007)

Chris Grayling: ...he said on "Any Questions?": "I am against the idea of suggesting that deeply damaged men and women could somehow be fined and it would make them go into education and training. I think it's cloud cuckoo land."

Opposition Day — [15th Allotted Day]: Identity Cards (6 Jul 2009)

Chris Grayling: pay for it. Although we did not agree with them, at least previous Home Secretaries appeared to have some method to what they were doing—this one appears to be taking a flight into cloud cuckoo land. How many millions of people does the Home Secretary honestly think will get up one morning saying to themselves, "I know, I'll skip the curry tonight, go down the shops and spend 30 quid...

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