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1997 - Mr Major’s Comments on the Downey Report

Below is the text of Mr Major’s comments on the Downey Report, made on 22nd March 1997.


[Mr Major was asked about the Labour Party’s comments on the publication of the Downey Report]

PRIME MINISTER:

They know very well that the report is not ready, the report could not properly be considered. What they are concerned about is to try and have a long-running saga for their own party interests when matters are selectively leaked, as the Guardian have been doing this week.