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All 2 results for cuckoo speaker:Hon. Thomas Galbraith OR speaker:Hon. Thomas Galbraith

Upper Clyde Shipbuilders (2 Aug 1971)

Hon. Thomas Galbraith: I suggest that the hon. Gentleman is living in cloud-cuckoo-land if he does not realise that there has got to be a profit at the end of the day in all industry, whether private or nationalised. Even in the nationalised industries, it has been found necessary to impose financial disciplines. Nationalising U.C.S. would not provide the certainty of preserving the company in its present size,...

Devolution (3 Feb 1975)

Hon. Thomas Galbraith: ...on that Assembly as much as on Parliament. They are being as foolish in seeking to resist this as were Canute's courtiers in saying that he could resist the rising tide. It is living in cloud-cuckoo land to believe that an Assembly, once set up, will not inevitably seek to extend its powers and so come into conflict with Parliament. This conflict will, I am afraid, not be argued about...

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