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All 2 results for cuckoo speaker:Mr Charles Doughty


Mr Charles Doughty: ...Bill relating to financial provisions for women was enacted. They have now introduced this Bill in accordance with their undertaking. To a large extent, the provisions of the Bill take us to cloud-cuckoo-land. The hon. Gentleman referred to Clause 4, which deals with property and the resettlement of property, ante-nuptial and post-nuptial settlements. The number of people to whom that...

Orders of the Day — Legitimacy Bill (30 Jan 1959)

Mr Charles Doughty: ..., attempt to find words to suit the point, will be extremely difficult. Here we are considering a case where people are living together, and the wife produces an infant. Although not a case of the cuckoo in the nest, whose word is to be taken about whose infant it is? That is the elementary practical question which comes to mind. In many cases, nobody will be able to give an honest answer...

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