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2001 (from June 2001)

Mr Major's Letter to the Daily Telegraph on Foot and Mouth [1st August 2001]


2002

Mr Major's Article for the Wall Street Journal [25th March 2002]

Mr Major's Speech to the Frank Worrell Lecture [2nd May 2002]


2003

Mr Major's Article on Iraq [19th February 2003]

Mr Major's Article on HRH The Prince of Wales [17th March 2003]

Mr Major's Speech at the Children for Peace Lecture [4th April 2003]

Mr Major's Letter on the Single Currency [September 2003]

Mr Major's Book for the CPS - The Erosion of Parliamentary Government [October 2003]

Mr Major's Article on HRH The Prince of Wales [16th November 2003]

Mr Major's Speech at the Annual Barnett Lecture [17th November 2003]

Mr Major's Tribute to John Smith [December 2003]


2004

Mr Major's Speech on the Erosion of Parliamentary Democracy [26th February 2004]

Mr Major's Article on the Mull of Kintyre Crash [13th May 2004]

Mr Major's Speech at the Royal Commonwealth Society Dinner [20th May 2004]

Mr Major's Tribute to Goh Chok Tong [July 2004]

Mr Major's Article on Ireland [August 2004]

Mr Major's Book Review of “William Pitt the Younger” by William Hague [September 2004]

Mr Major's Speech at the Cancer Research UK Event [2nd September 2004]

Mr Major's Speech at the Hope and Homes for Children Event [3rd September 2004]

Mr Major's Article on Europe [October 2004]

Mr Major's Comments on the National Lottery [22nd October 2004]

Mr Major's Speech at the Sue Ryder Care Centre Lecture [29th October 2004]


2005

Mr Major's Statement on the Release of ERM Papers [4th February 2005]

Mr Major's Article on Political Standards [22nd February 2005]

Mr Major's Speech to the Bow Group [23rd February 2005]

Mr Major's Comments at Chancellor Kohl’s 75th Birthday Celebration [11th April 2005]

Mr Major's Comments on the National Lottery [1st May 2005]

Sir John Major's Tribute to Sir Edward Heath [18th July 2005]

Sir John Major's Article on the Memories of the Oval [7th September 2005]

Sir John Major's Article for Reformer Magazine [October 2005]

Sir John Major's Tribute to Baroness Blatch [20th October 2005]

Sir John Major’s Interview on BBC Sunday AM [23rd October 2005]

Sir John Major's Speech at the Leonard Cheshire Leadership Dinner [3rd November 2005]

Sir John Major's Speech on Terrorism [7th December 2005]


2006

Sir John Major's Article in The Spectator on Terrorism [14th January 2006]

Sir John Major's Speech at Rotary Club Lunch in Florida [30th January 2006]

Sir John Major's Speech at the Papworth Trust Appeal Dinner [7th April 2006]

Sir John Major's Speech on Sport and the Nation [24th April 2006]

Sir John Major's Tribute to Lord Barber [27th April 2006]

Sir John Major's Speech at the Hope and Homes for Children Dinner [16th May 2006]

Sir John Major's Speech at Washington University [19th May 2006]

Sir John Major's Speech to the Farmers Livery Luncheon [6th June 2006]

Sir John Major's Tribute to Mike Gatting [16th June 2006]

Sir John Major's Speech at the Children for Peace Dinner [23rd June 2006]

Sir John Major's Speech to the Coningsby Club Dinner [6th July 2006]

Sir John Major's Speech to Kensington and Chelsea Conservative Association [12th July 2006]

Sir John Major’s Interview on BBC Sunday AM [16th July 2006]

Sir John Major's Statement on the National Lottery [30th July 2006]

Sir John Major's Speech at the Dinner for the Guild of International Bankers [20th September 2006]

Sir John Major's Speech to the Sir Edward Heath Memorial Lecture [14th November 2006]

Sir John Major's Tribute to Lord Monro [28th November 2006]

Sir John Major's Speech to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Association [29th November 2006]

Sir John Major's Tribute to Sir Michael Marshall [8th December 2006]


2007

Sir John Major's Letter to The Times on Kate Middleton [10th January 2007]

Sir John Major's Speech to the Trinity College Dublin Historical Society [21st November 2007]

Sir John Major’s Interview on the Andrew Marr Show [16th December 2007]


2008

Sir John Major's Speech to the Chartered Insurance Institute [4th March 2008]

Sir John Major's Speech at St Louis [6th May 2008]

Sir John Major's Article on 42-Day Detention [6th June 2008]

Sir John Major's Speech at the Freedom of the City of Cork Presentation [20th June 2008]

Sir John Major's Comments at Alec Bedser’s 90th Birthday Lunch [4th July 2008]

Sir John Major's Speech at the National Sporting Club Lunch [8th July 2008]

Sir John Major’s Interview on the Andrew Marr Show [13th July 2008]

Sir John Major's Article in the Sunday Telegraph on the National Lottery [24th August 2008]

Sir John Major's Speech at the Prostate Cancer Charity Dinner [18th September 2008]

Sir John Major's Speech at the Cambridge University Leadership Forum [22nd September 2008]

Sir John Major’s Interview on the Andrew Marr Show [14th December 2008]


2009

Sir John Major's Article on Gordon Brown [7th May 2009]

Sir John Major's Speech at the Carlton Club Political Committee Dinner [16th June 2009]

Sir John Major's Statement on the Inquiry into the Iraq War [18th June 2009]

Sir John Major’s Comments on the Inquiry into the Iraq War [18th June 2009]

Sir John Major's Speech at the Prince’s Trust Dinner [29th June 2009]

Sir John Major's Comments on the Economy [5th July 2009]

Sir John Major's Article in The Times on Constitutional Reform [11th July 2009]

Sir John Major's Speech at the Commonwealth 60th Anniversary Dinner [14th October 2009]

Sir John Major's Speech at the Norfolk Churches Lecture [17th October 2009]

Sir John Major's Appearance at the House of Commons Public Administration Committee [10th November 2009]

Sir John Major's Speech to the Tory Reform Group Dinner [25th November 2009]


2010

Sir John Major's Speech in Toronto [4th February 2010]

Sir John Major's Article on the Economy [21st February 2010]

Sir John Major's Article on the Economy [4th April 2010]

Sir John Major's Comments on the 2010 General Election [7th May 2010]

Sir John Major's Speech at the Conservative Middle East Council Dinner [16th June 2010]

Sir John Major's Speech at the Pitch Perfect Cricket Diversity Dinner [28th June 2010]

Sir John Major's Comments at the Thanksgiving Service for Sir Alec Bedser [12th July 2010]

Sir John Major's Speech at the Conservative Foreign and Commonwealth Council Dinner [13th July 2010]

Sir John Major's Speech to the Mexico Chamber of Commerce / COMCE [13th September 2010]

Sir John Major's Speech at the Farm Africa Dinner [16th September 2010]

Sir John Major's Churchill Lecture [26th November 2010]

Sir John Major’s Speech at Yale University [30th November 2010]


2011

Sir John Major's Tribute to Lord Lyell [20th January 2011]

Sir John Major's Comments on Changes in the Middle East [10th March 2011]

Sir John Major's Speech to the Kurdistan National Assembly [29th May 2011]

Sir John Major's Speech to the University of Kurdistan-Hawler [29th May 2011]

Sir John Major's Article on Aid [5th June 2011]

Sir John Major's Speech to the Ditchley Annual Lecture [9th July 2011]

Sir John Major’s Comments at Wormsley Cricket Ground [10th July 2011]

Sir John Major's Statement on the Mull of Kintyre Crash [13th July 2011]

Sir John Major's Comments on the Financial Situation [9th October 2011]

Sir John Major’s Comments on the Thirtieth Anniversary of Cricket for Change [11th October 2011]

Sir John Major's Article on Fiscal Union [26th October 2011]

Sir John Major’s Statement on the Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust [28th October 2011]

Sir John Major’s Speech at Chatham House [10th November 2011]


2012

Sir John Major’s Interview on the Andrew Marr Show [5th February 2012]

Sir John Major’s Comments on the Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust [6th February 2012]

Sir John Major’s Comments on HM the Queen on BBC’s The Diamond Queen [6th February 2012]

Sir John Major’s Comments at the Funeral of Lord Newton of Braintree [12th April 2012]

Sir John Major’s Speech at the Carlton Club to Mark the Diamond Jubilee [May 2012]

Sir John Major’s Comments on Lloyd Scott [24th May 2012]

Sir John Major’s Comments on the Diamond Jubilee Weekend [5th June 2012]

Sir John Major’s Comments on the Diamond Jubilee Weekend [5th June 2012]

Sir John Major’s Appearance at the Leveson Inquiry [12th June 2012] [PDF]

Sir John Major’s First Witness Statement to Leveson Inquiry [12th June 2012] [PDF]

Sir John Major’s Second Witness Statement to Leveson Inquiry [12th June 2012] [PDF]

Sir John Major’s Comments on the Olympics [8th August 2012]

Press Release Issued by HarperCollins on Release of Sir John Major’s “My Old Man” Book [13th September 2012]

Sir John Major’s Interview on the Andrew Marr Show [16th September 2012]


2013

Sir John Major’s Speech at Chatham House on the European Union [14th February 2013]

Sir John Major’s Statement on the Death of Baroness Thatcher [8th April 2013]

Sir John Major’s Interview with the BBC on Baroness Thatcher [8th April 2013]

Sir John Major’s Interview with ITV on Baroness Thatcher [8th April 2013]

Sir John Major’s Interview with Channel 4 on Baroness Thatcher [8th April 2013]

Sir John Major’s Statement on the Margaret Thatcher Scholarship Trust [20th May 2013]

Sir John Major’s Speech at the Institute of Directors Annual Dinner [28th November 2013]

Sir John Major’s Speech on the 20th Anniversary of the Downing Street Declaration [11th December 2013]


2014

Sir John Major’s Comments on Launch of Apprenticeship Scheme [25th February 2014]

Sir John Major’s Interview on BBC Radio 4 [30th May 2014]

Sir John Major’s Speech at the Scottish Parliamentary Journalists’ Association [17th June 2014]

Sir John Major’s Interview on BBC Radio 4 [18th June 2014]

Sir John Major’s Contributions on BBC Radio 4’s Royal Activist Radio Programme [29th June 2014]

Sir John Major’s Interview on BBC 1’s The One Show [9th July 2014]

Sir John Major’s Interview on BBC Radio 4’s Reflections with Peter Hennessy [13th August 2014]

Sir John Major’s Interview on BBC Radio 4 on Scottish Independence [10th September 2014]

Sir John Major’s Interview on CNN with Christiane Amanpour [16th September 2014]

Sir John Major’s Contributions on BBC Northern Ireland’s Who Won the War TV Programme [29th September 2014]

Sir John Major’s Speech at Chatham House on Security Challenges in Asia [2nd October 2014]

Sir John Major’s Speech on Britain and the EU [13th November 2014]

Sir John Major’s Interview on the Andrew Marr Show [16th November 2014]

Sir John Major’s Speech at Joint Award for Outstanding Contribution to Ireland [4th December 2014]


2015

Sir John Major’s Article in the Daily Telegraph [5th March 2015]

Sir John Major’s Letter to the Spectator [21st March 2015]

Sir John Major’s Speech in Solihull [21st April 2015]

Sir John Major’s Article in the Daily Telegraph [6th May 2015]

Sir John Major’s Speech at the Inaugural Edward Heath Lecture [17th June 2015]

Sir John Major’s Speech at Singapore at 50 Conference [3rd July 2015]

Sir John Major’s Article on HM Queen Elizabeth II [6th September 2015]

Sir John Major’s Comments Following the Death of Lord Howe [9th October 2015]

Sir John Major’s Speech at Hinton Lecture [10th November 2015]

Sir John Major’s Interview on BBC Radio 4’s Today Programme [16th December 2015]

Sir John Major’s Interview on the Andrew Marr Show [20th December 2015]


Speeches and Articles from 2016