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All 2 results for cuckoo speaker:Mr Nicholas Scott

Bill Presented: Social Security (7 Feb 1990)

Mr Nicholas Scott: ...hon. Member for Oldham, West, I hope that landlords will take account of the introduction of the community charge and the abolition of rates and reduce their rents. But it would be living in cloud cuckoo land to imagine that one could legislate to force the rents down in such a complicated area of housing, where there are inclusive rents and where many contracts entered into are not even...

Supply: Housing (Rented, Accommodation) (17 Mar 1976)

Mr Nicholas Scott: build flats privately to rent at a profit for the past 15 years. In view of the high cost of building in central London, and also the rents that must as a result be charged, we are in cloud-cuckoo-land if we think of making any profit on top. As chairman of a housing association which deals with property conversions, I know that the registered rents are often below one-third of the...

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