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All 2 results for cuckoo speaker:Mr Richard Acland

Orders of the Day — Rhodesia and Nyasaland Federation Bill: Clause 1. — (Power by Order in Council to Establish Federation, etc.) (9 Jun 1953)

Mr Richard Acland: ...upon whose labour they depend. It seems to me, therefore, that all the arguments which have been brought forward as to the impossibility of having what has been so contemptuously described as a "cuckoo" Minister are, in fact, in favour of not having this federation at all without something to produce a very different temper among the leaders of white opinion in Central Africa or anything...

Orders of the Day — Ways and Means: Budget Proposals and Economic Survey (21 Apr 1950)

Mr Richard Acland: ...our whole material well-being in the same relationship in the contest which is now going on. Is this a very sombre prospect which I am putting to the Committee? I hope not. When we are in cloud cuckoo land, any week in which we stay there is obviously a more comfortable week than any week when we come out of it. It is only by coming out, however, that we put ourselves in terms of...

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