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All 2 results for cuckoo speaker:Sir Gerald Nabarro

Orders of the Day — Income and Corporation Taxes Bill: Charge of Income Tax for 1971–72 (17 Nov 1970)

Sir Gerald Nabarro: ...the pound to 5s. in the pound, which would be a reduction of 3s. 3d. in the pound and a rate of reduction 6½ times as great as the generous proposition of my right hon. Friend, seems to me cloud cuckoo-land and utterly unreasonable in the face of generous treatment by the Treasury Ministers. As regards the second part of the hon. Gentleman's speech, like most Liberal speeches, there is a...

Orders of the Day — Coal Industry (29 Oct 1970)

Sir Gerald Nabarro: ...of 9 per cent. is about three and a quarter times as great as the increase in productivity indicated by my right hon. Friend. I believe that a 9 per cent. increase in coal productivity is cloud-cuckoo-land. Yet this is the figure on which the previous Minister of Technology was basing his fuel projections and hundreds of millions of national investment in the 1970s. That is why the...

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