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All 4 results for cuckoo speaker:Mr Norman Buchan

Scottish Economy (5 Feb 1976)

Mr Norman Buchan: ...documents that the SNP wants to see Scotland developing as a Switzerland rather than as a Detroit. That kind of argument appears to envisage a Scottish economy based on the production of a kind of cuckoo-clock economy in which there is a limited use for steel. One cannot on the one hand fight for an expanded steel industry and at the same time try to develop an economy based on that kind...

Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Scotland) Bill: Right of Illegitimate Children to Legitim (23 Oct 1968)

Mr Norman Buchan: ...we have been concerned with the sanctity of life. They have created a picture of the illegitimate child disrupting the home as if this was the only situation. One hon. Member even used the term "a cuckoo in the nest". The basis of hon. Members opposite is the Victorian basis of a middle-class family dependent upon property. The argument which has been advanced could almost have been culled...

Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Scotland) Bill: Right of Illegitimate Children to Legitim (23 Oct 1968)

Mr Norman Buchan: .... 9.15 p.m. We are told that we are not going to solve the problem and it is said that two wrongs do not make a right and we should not penalise a settled family, but we must consider this young "cuckoo", we must consider the effect on the child himself. If a wrong has been done we accept that it cannot be put right in this way, but additional suffering must not be put on the innocent...

Broadcasting (13 May 1965)

Mr Norman Buchan: ...on B.B.C. and, above all, the development of what is known as a permanent kind of "pop" programme on television and especially on radio. I sometimes wondered whether we were living in cloud-cuckoo-land as I listened to the analysis of the different forms of control and authority, with suggestions made for control over the B.B.C. and I.T.V. This is not a gentle process. Behind it all is the...


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