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All 2 results for cuckoo speaker:Mr Peter Rawlinson

Emergency Powers (Regulations) (20 Jul 1970)

Mr Peter Rawlinson: ...goods and there is difficulty in getting meat distributed to the people of this country, we were to engage in sending meat to the Continent, most people would think that we were living in cloud-cuckoo land. Nevertheless, my hon. Friend's point concerning his constituent and the way in which the matter has been dealt with has been heard by my right hon. Friend the Minister. The hon. Member...

Betting Duty (21 Nov 1966)

Mr Peter Rawlinson: ...of Parliament is that so much legislation is either unintelligible to the ordinary person or wholly incomprehensible to the lawyer. But it is also a criticism of Parliament if we live in a cloud-cuckoo-land of not producing practicality and reality. With all respect to the very ingenious persons concerned, these provisions seem to have been thought up by people who do not understand the...

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