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All 2 results for cuckoo speaker:Mr Samuel Silverman

Tribunals of Inquiry (Evidence) Act, 1921 (14 Nov 1962)

Mr Samuel Silverman: ...upon it, that anyone who imagines that by any kind of inquiry or any kind of precaution it is possible to build up some sort of system which is absolutely proof against espionage is living in cloud-cuckoo-land. No such thing can be done. I wonder whether we are more successful in preventing our spies from being discovered than they are in preventing their spies from being discovered. Or...

Orders of the Day — Homicide Bill: Clause 5. — (Death Penalty for Certain Murders.) (24 Jan 1957)

Mr Samuel Silverman: We are not living in Cloud Cuckoo Land. Criminal law is intended to deal with known mischiefs and not with something which the Attorney-General in his ingenuity can think up. The Home Secretary told us that policemen had been murdered in the execution of their duty. He told us that there had been 15 in the course of 56 years, but he did not tell us how many of the fifteen were covered by (a),...


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