Below is the text of Mr Major’s comments on devolution on Wednesday 26th October 1994.
[Mr Major was asked why he was against devolution in Wales but more supportive in Northern Ireland].
When the issue was presented to the people of Wales before they voted 4-
The reason I am concerned about devolution is really twofold. The first is constitutional.
There are two elements to that argument; firstly, more in the case of Scotland, it
has to be said, than Wales, there is a risk that devolution will be the beginning
of a slope that would lead to a separate country and the break-
If you asked the people of Wales, not do you want devolution, but asked them what
it really means -