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All 3 results for cuckoo speaker:Mr Hugh Fraser

Orders of the Day — Finance Bill (27 Apr 1978)

Mr Hugh Fraser: ...on for the last eight or 10 years. The effects of it are such that the sort of talk that we had from the hon. Member for Glasgow, Garscadden (Mr. Dewar) about further expenditure creates a cloud-cuckoo land. There is no doubt that the real wealth of this country has declined, and it is against this background that the propositions put forward by my right hon. and learned Friend the...

Rate Support Grant Order (15 Dec 1977)

Mr Hugh Fraser: ...14 million—that is, if we accept the 10 per cent. wage norm laid down by the Government. I think that the inflation rate of 6·9 per cent. contained in the Government statement is a bit of Cloud-cuckoo land. Assuming an inflation rate of 10 per cent., this means that we shall either have to cut services or increase rates, probably—although all budgets have not been worked out yet—by...

Orders of the Day — European Communities Bill: The Common Agricultural Policy (22 Jun 1972)

Mr Hugh Fraser: ...would happen in Italy if it adopted the sort of agricultural relationship we have with men per acre? There would be three million more unemployed. Do we see Signor Colombo doing this? This is Cloud Cuckoo Land ill-digested. No one who thinks this, especially the Minister, has done his homework. Such people do not know or understand the problems of Europe. Europe depends on a strong peasant...

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