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Speech Index : Budgets


Mr Major gave one Budget as Chancellor of the Exchequer (20th March 1990) and presided as the Prime Minister over seven further budgets from 1991 until 1996, held on 19th March 1991, 10th March 1992, 16th March 1993, 30th November 1993, 29th November 1994, 28th November 1995 and the 26th November 1996.


From 1993 the Autumn Statement and Budget were moved to be held on the same day, although from 1998 the Budget has again been held in March or April. There was no Conservative budget in 1997, it was held on the 2nd July 1997 with Tony Blair as Prime Minister and Gordon Brown the Chancellor of the Exchequer.



1990 BUDGET - 20th March 1990 - John Major - (15.31-16.56, lasting 1 hour 25 minutes)


Mr Major’s Budget Statement [20th March 1990]

Mr Major’s Comments During Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation Debate [26th March 1990]



1991 BUDGET - 19th March 1991 - Norman Lamont - (15.31-16.49, lasting 1 hour 18 minutes)


Text of the 1991 Budget Statement [19th March 1991]



1992 BUDGET - 10th March 1992 - Norman Lamont - (15.31-16.42, lasting 1 hour 11 minutes)


Text of the 1992 Budget Statement [10th March 1992]



1993 BUDGET - 16th March 1993 - Norman Lamont - (15.31-17.24, lasting 1 hour 53 minutes)


Text of the 1993 Budget Statement [16th March 1993]



1993 BUDGET - 30th November 1993 - Kenneth Clarke - (15.35-16.51, lasting 1 hour 16 minutes)


Text of the 1993 Budget Statement [30th November 1993]



1994 BUDGET - 29th November 1994 - Kenneth Clarke - (15.31-16.57, lasting 1 hour 26 minutes)


Text of the 1994 Budget Statement [29th November 1994]



1995 BUDGET - 28th November 1995 - Kenneth Clarke - (15.31-16.41, lasting 1 hour 10 minutes)


Text of the 1995 Budget Statement [28th November 1995]



1996 BUDGET - 26th November 1996 - Kenneth Clarke - (15.31-16.49, lasting 1 hour 18 minutes)


Text of the 1996 Budget Statement [26th November 1996]


Mr Major’s Memoirs Relating to the 1996 Budget Statement [26th November 1996]