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All 4 results for cuckoo speaker:Mr Robert Hughes

Rhodesia (7 Nov 1978)

Mr Robert Hughes: ...war, what side one is on matters. Those who suggest that there is a way to peace by splitting off Mr. Nkomo from the Patriotic Front and bringing him into an internal settlement are living in cloud-cuckoo-land. Nothing could destroy him more than a connection with the internal settlement. Even now we have failed to learn the lessons of history. Last night on "Panorama" there was a...

Africa (Soviet Policy) (6 Feb 1978)

Mr Robert Hughes: ...Rubbish."]—If any hon. Member is trying to suggest that Rhodes's great dream of an empire stretching from the Cape to Cairo was for the benefit of the indigenous population he is living in Cloud-cuckoo land. We went into Africa for Britain's imperial and economic interest. If we do not recognise that we understand nothing at all about the continent of Africa. There are only two reasons...

Southern Rhodesia (20 Oct 1976)

Mr Robert Hughes: ...receive an amnesty, and there must be no more hangings. Anyone who believes that there can be an interim Government with control of the Army and the police left in white hands is living in cloud-cuckoo-land. I was interested in a racial slip by the hon. Member for St. Albans (Mr. Goodhew) who said that there had to be responsible control of the Army and police, and that in his view was...

Orders of the Day — SCOTTISH DEVELOPMENT AGENCY (No. 2) BILL [Lords]: The Scottish Development Agency (21 Oct 1975)

Mr Robert Hughes: not want the Assembly to work. If they are suggesting that from the day the Assembly comes into being it should take over the SDA function and policy without a break, they are living in cloud-cuckoo-land, and the sooner they realise that the better.

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