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All 2 results for cuckoo speaker:Mr Daniel Jones

Orders of the Day — Employment (Apprenticeship and Training) (31 May 1961)

Mr Daniel Jones: ...industry, poachers as well as others, will suffer. It would seem that the right hon. Gentleman and I think alike on this problem, except that I do not call these people "poachers" but "industrial cuckoos". We must recognise that a poacher can be caught by the gamekeeper and exposed to the full rigours of the law. Not so with these people. We have heard my hon. Friend the Member for Paisley...

Orders of the Day — Supply: Apprenticeships (30 Jun 1960)

Mr Daniel Jones: ..., they have obviously taken them as the result of the training given to them by other people. That seems to me to suggest that we are encouraging, or, at any rate, tolerating, a form of industrial cuckoos. On the one hand, we recognise that small companies have no training scheme, but we are complacent about the fact that they employ skilled labour. The House ought to be mindful of the...

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