Below is the summary of John Major’s doorstep comments, made on Saturday 20th May 1995 in South East Cambridgeshire, on the Nolan Report.
In the clamour of current politics it is often difficult to get a reasoned, rational debate. Nonetheless let me try to make some important points about the Nolan Committee.
I do not believe an internal report by Parliamentarians alone would have convinced the public. The decision to establish Nolan was warmly supported at the time on all sides of the House.