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All 5 results for cuckoo speaker:Mr George Wigg

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

Mr George Wigg: ...myself—that after the Kroegers were arrested the signals were still coming from Moscow. I said that if anyone thought that this couple of sluts were the basis of this operation he came from cloud-cuckoo-land. The antiquarian bookshop was part of an organisation and there was clearly someone else at work.

Orders of the Day — Queen's Speech: Debate on the Address (1 Nov 1961)

Mr George Wigg: ...go at all. If anyone thinks that the Americans who at the present time are calling up 25,000 inductees per month for the Army will listen to us when we are calling up none, we are living in cloud-cuckoo-land. Although I welcome the return of the prodigal son this afternoon in the terms of much that was said by the right hon. Member for Belper (Mr. G. Brown), if he or anybody else thinks...

Orders of the Day — Army and Air Force Bill (2 Feb 1961)

Mr George Wigg: ...over what are the consequences—if they imagine that merely by sending this Bill to a Committee they have resolved the defence problems of this country, I believe that they are living in cloud cuckoo land. I do not wish to weary the House any longer. I apologise to the hon. Member for Stroud for having said this seven times. If it is only seven times I have not been very diligent,...

Army Act (Continuation) (25 Nov 1960)

Mr George Wigg: ...campaign to succeed. Given the present trend of the Government's policy, I think that it would be far better to spell all this out and accept its political corollary rather than live in the cloud-cuckoo-land to which we now condemn ourselves. I beg hon. Gentlemen to realise that it is not a question of getting 165,000 on 1st January, 1963, or in March, 1963. It is a question of having the...

Orders of the Day — Defence (31 Jul 1957)

Mr George Wigg: ...170,000. Can any hon. Member really seriously believe that we can get 30 per cent. of that number to undertake a Regular engagement in a period of full employment? If so, he is living in a cloud cuckoo land. The figures do not permit us to do that. The Services have done a very interesting trick. I should be interested to hear from the Secretary of State for War if I am wrong, but I am...


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