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All 3 results for cuckoo speaker:Mr Peter Mahon

Clause 34: Businesses Liable to Vesting (29 Apr 1970)

Mr Peter Mahon: great success in the early stages. It will be a long, hard road. Anyone who saw the task of a national authority in an industry such as this as anything but difficult would be living in cloud-cuckoo-land. However difficult the task, it is well worth while. Hon. Members opposite fear difficulties which will not arise. For instance, they say that the owners of businesses are aggrieved. I...

SEXUAL OFFENCES (No. 2) BILL: Clause 8. — (Restrictions on Prosecution.) (3 Jul 1967)

Mr Peter Mahon: ...and moral fibre of the nation. I strongly and conscientiously believe that the future will reveal that people who hold the view that the Bill will promote public morality are living in cloud-cuckoo-land. It is a grave misstatement to refer to homosexuality as a peripheral moral issue detracting from the apprehensions of the professional criminal. It is mischievous to blur the issue in...

Orders of the Day — Aircraft Projects (Cancellation) (13 Apr 1965)

Mr Peter Mahon: ..., consistent as it is with retrenchment or recession in a particular industry, must never be secondary to any economic machinations. Nor is it true to say, unless we intend to live in cloud-cuckoo-land, that we have not been troubled when miners, railwaymen and cotton operatives have been rendered unemployed. To say it represents a travesty of the truth. Redundancy, whenever and wherever...

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