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1997 - Mr Major’s Comments on the European Union

Below is the text of Mr Major’s comments on Labour mistruths, made on 24th April 1997.


PRIME MINISTER:

They've spent ages with posters saying VAT on food, they know that that isn't remotely likely under any conceivable Government at any time in the future, they know that that isn't true. And what they have said about the state retirement pension is absolutely scurrilous.