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All 2 results for cuckoo speaker:Mr Patrick Jenkin

Clause 1: Increase in Contributions (11 Dec 1980)

Mr Patrick Jenkin: ...see that in the sales that take place week after week and month after month—there is no possibility whatever of placing the burden on employers. The hon. Member for Wood Green is living in cloud-cuckoo-land—the hon. Member for Barking (Miss Richardson) made the same point—if he believes that if the impost is put on employers they will simply pass it on in higher prices. That would...

National Health Service (27 Oct 1980)

Mr Patrick Jenkin: ...it is in any way conceivable that any Government in the foreseeable future could contemplate earmarking the finance that would be needed to fulfil Professor Townsend's dreams is living in cloud-cuckoo-land. This is a serious point, because it brings into question the whole credibility of political debate. We read in the press that the Labour Party has just completed a series of meetings...


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