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All 2 results for cuckoo speaker:Sir Harmar Nicholls

Orders of the Day — North-East Development Area (16 Feb 1972)

Sir Harmar Nicholls: ...Sunderland, North (Mr. Willey) the best of luck with his plea. He always does his homework and puts his case effectively. I know that he will allow me one minute to lay my egg on his nest, like a cuckoo He was arguing for the North-East. He mentioned the new town of Washington, near Sunderland. I want to remind my hon. Friend the Under-Secretary of the Peterborough new town. There we...

Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation (15 Apr 1970)

Sir Harmar Nicholls: ...and learned Gentleman suggesting that the increase in corporation tax did not affect the rate of investment in industry? If that is what those on the Treasury Bench think, they are living in cloud-cuckoo-land.

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