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1997 - Mr Major’s Comments at the Grand National

Below is the text of Mr Major’s comments at the Grand National, made on 7th April 1997.


QUESTION:

[Mr Major was asked why he come to the rescheduled Grand National]

PRIME MINISTER:

Well, I have two reasons for being here today. One, I would like to indicate to the IRA that they cannot stop great British institutions, and secondly, I'm looking forward to seeing the race.