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All 3 results for cuckoo speaker:Mr Konni Zilliacus

Orders of the Day — Air Estimates, 1962–63: Vote a. Number for Air Force Service (12 Mar 1962)

Mr Konni Zilliacus: ...point is that the Americans would only let us down if they thought that what we were doing in any particular dispute was wrong. Does the hon. Member for St. Albans (Mr. Goodhew) think in some cloud cuckoo-land fashion that Mr. Khrushchev, after telling his farmers how to raise more corn, is suddenly, when enjoying a spare half-hour in Moscow, going to press the button just for the heck of...

Orders of the Day — Consolidated Fund (Appropriation) Bill: Foreign Affairs (31 Jul 1961)

Mr Konni Zilliacus: ...Bonn and Pankow in circumstances in which direct Soviet control is removed from Fast Germany, and we regard continued talk about reunification through free elections as the language of cloud cuckoo land. Of course the Government know that it is the language of cloud cuckooland. If they are so keen on free elections as the way of reuniting Germany when they know that it is an absolute...

Foreign Affairs (Western Union) (5 May 1948)

Mr Konni Zilliacus: ...line of the Kremlin is. I am only reciting facts. I am sorry if unwelcome facts are identical with Communism in the minds of hon. Gentlemen opposite. If so, they will have to go on living in cloud cuckoo land. The truth is that hon. Gentlemen opposite look upon Fascism as the last line of defence of the existing social system.

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