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All 3 results for cuckoo speaker:Miss Peggy Herbison

Scotland (Rate Rebates) (17 Feb 1970)

Miss Peggy Herbison: ...within the general order I shall be able to answer the hon. Gentleman the Member for Perth and East Perthshire (Mr. Ian MacArthur) who has been sitting there listening, and must really be in cloud-cuckoo-land, because all of my last remarks were directed towards the non-pensioners, the over-80s who under his own Government got no help at all, only cold comfort.

Orders of the Day — House Purchase and Housing Bill (15 Dec 1958)

Miss Peggy Herbison: ...that time she showed very clearly the grave difficulties experienced by local authorities who wish to help in this matter. The hon. Member for Birmingham, Selly Oak (Mr. Gurden) is living in Cloud Cuckoo Land, according to the speech he made. How right was my hon. Friend the Member for Rochdale (Mr. McCann) in his intervention in relation to the houses of the cotton-workers—those...

National Insurance Benefits (25 Feb 1957)

Miss Peggy Herbison: ...a good beginning and I wish that the Parliamentary Secretary had followed him in the same reasonable and thoughtful way. Listening to the hon. Lady, it seemed to me that she was living in cloud-cuckoo-land. Perhaps it would be more correct to say that she is living in the days of charity of the nineteenth century. I am sure that all of us who have aged parents are proud if we are in a...


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