1997 Onwards - Mr Major’s Announcement of his Retirement from the House of Commons
Below are extracts of Mr Major’s announcement of his retirement from the House of Commons. The comments were made in a letter to the Chairman of Huntingdon Conservative Association, written on 10th March 2000.
I would rather go while I am being urged to stay rather than stay beyond the time when I should go. This decision has been very hard for me to make.