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1997 - Mr Major’s Comments on the Economy

Below is the text of Mr Major’s comments on the economy, made on 8th April 1997.


QUESTION:

[Mr Major was asked about the plans of the Labour Party and the Liberal Democrats to introduce the social chapter]

PRIME MINISTER:

What they are proposing are policies that have been tried in Europe, and have failed in Europe. What they are not endorsing are policies that we are operating here after a recession that covered the whole of Europe and patently are proving successful here.