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All 5 results for cuckoo speaker:Chris Williamson

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Fire and Rescue Services (8 Jan 2018)

Chris Williamson: ...reserves. That is less than a month’s operating costs. Is she seriously suggesting that capital reserves of just 6% are an adequate buffer for all emergencies? If she is, she is living in cloud cuckoo land.

Oral Answers to Questions — Attorney-General: Local Government Finance (10 Feb 2015)

Chris Williamson: ...Oxfordshire district council, his local authority, had been worse affected than Derby. I do not know whether the Prime Minister has been paying a visit to planet Zog or has been living in cloud cuckoo land for the past four and a half years, but the suggestion that West Oxfordshire has been worse affected than Derby flies in the face of the facts. The facts are very clear. The cut in West...

Public Bill Committee: Finance (No. 2) Bill: (Except clauses 1, 5 to 7, 11, 72 to 74 and 112, schedule 1, and certain new clauses and new schedules) - Clause 2 - Basic rate limit for 2015-16 and personal allowances from 2015 (29 Apr 2014)

Chris Williamson: ...merely a foothill of debt compared with the mountain that this Government have been ratcheting up since they came to power. I do not know whether his view has been obscured by the clouds in cloud cuckoo land, which is where he seems to be living if he thinks that this Government have been carrying out good economic stewardship.

Public Bill Committee: Finance (No. 2) Bill: (Except clauses 1, 5 to 7, 11, 72 to 74 and 112, schedule 1, and certain new clauses and new schedules) - Clause 2 - Basic rate limit for 2015-16 and personal allowances from 2015 (29 Apr 2014)

Chris Williamson: Certainly not, Mr Streeter, suffice it to say that the hon. Gentleman has confirmed that he continues to live in cloud cuckoo land. It is important that we remember that the Government inherited a growing economy. The economy has been flatlining and we have had the longest recession in history, so we desperately need measures that will get our economy growing again and address the cost of...

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Topical Questions (10 Sep 2013)

Chris Williamson: ...had lost the argument, but wages are falling, child poverty is increasing and he is presiding over the slowest economic recovery in over 100 years. Unless the Chancellor is living in cloud cuckoo land or residing on planet Zog, he will surely admit that his record of economic competence has been less than satisfactory—


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