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All 2 results for cuckoo speaker:Mr John Mackay

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: National Farmers Union (13 May 1987)

Mr John Mackay: ...the cost to farmers. We have a good record on farming. Of course, there are difficult times with surplus production, but anybody who thinks that there is an easy solution to that lives in cloud-cuckoo-land, which is probably where the hon. Gentleman does live.

STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS, &c.: Forestry (5 Dec 1983)

Mr John Mackay: them. I think, therefore, that there are a number of things I should say about that. First, woodlands do not disappear when they are sold to the private sector. Opposition Members live in cloud-cuckoo-land if they think that that is what happens. The woodlands remain. The felling of trees is controlled by the Forestry Commission, which can prescribe replanting conditions. That apart,...

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