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1996


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January 1996


PMQT [9th January 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [9th January 1996]

Mr Major’s Speech to London Businessmen [10th January 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [10th January 1996]

PMQT [11th January 1996] (Michael Heseltine deputised for John Major)

PMQT Written Answers [11th January 1996]

Mr Major’s Doorstep Interview in Paris [11th January 1996]

Mr Major’s Doorstep Interview [12th January 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [15th January 1996]

PMQT [16th January 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [16th January 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [17th January 1996]

Mr Major’s Comments on Maastricht [17th January 1996]

PMQT [18th January 1996]

Mr Major’s Speech to the Institute of Directors [19th January 1996]

Text of the Mitchell Commission Report [22nd January 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [22nd January 1996]

PMQT [23rd January 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [23rd January 1996]

Mr Major’s Commons Statement on Mitchell Report [24th January 1996]

Mr Major’s Comments on the Mitchell Report [24th January 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [24th January 1996]

PMQT [25th January 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [25th January 1996]

Mr Major’s CPC Speech on Law and Order [29th January 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [29th January 1996]

PMQT [30th January 1996]

Mr Major’s Joint Doorstep Interview with Israeli Prime Minister [31st January 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [31st January 1996]



February 1996


PMQT [1st February 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [1st February 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [2nd February 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [5th February 1996]

PMQT [6th February 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [6th February 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [7th February 1996]

PMQT [8th February 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [8th February 1996]

Mr Major’s Commons Statement on Northern Ireland [12th February 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [12th February 1996]

PMQT [13th February 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [13th February 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [14th February 1996]

PMQT [15th February 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [15th February 1996]

Mr Major’s Comments on the Scott Report [16th February 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [19th February 1996]

PMQT [20th February 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [20th February 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [21st February 1996]

PMQT [22nd February 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [22nd February 1996]

Mr Major’s Speech at WEU Parliamentary Assembly [23rd February 1996]

Mr Major’s Q&A at WEU Parliamentary Assembly [23rd February 1996]

Mr Major’s Doorstep Interview in London [23rd February 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [26th February 1996]

PMQT [27th February 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [27th February 1996]

Mr Major’s Commons Statement on Ireland [28th February 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [28th February 1996]

PMQT [29th February 1996] (Michael Heseltine deputised for John Major)

PMQT Written Answers [29th February 1996]

Mr Major’s Speech to Standard Chartered Bank [29th February 1996]

Mr Major’s Comments on Northern Ireland [29th February 1996]

Mr Major’s Doorstep Interview in Bangkok [29th February 1996]

Mr Major’s Briefing in Bangkok [29th February 1996]



March 1996


Mr Major’s Doorstep Interview in Bangkok [2nd March 1996]

Mr Major’s Briefing in Thailand [2nd March 1996]

Mr Major’s Doorstep Interview in Hong Kong [2nd March 1996]

Mr Patten’s Speech in Hong Kong [3rd March 1996]

Mr Major’s Speech in Hong Kong [3rd March 1996]

Mr Major’s Speech to British Chamber of Commerce [4th March 1996]

Mr Major’s Press Conference in Hong Kong [4th March 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [4th March 1996]

PMQT [5th March 1996] (Michael Heseltine deputised for John Major)

PMQT Written Answers [5th March 1996]

Mr Major’s Joint Press Conference with Korean President [5th March 1996]

Mr Major’s Speech to Board of Korean Industry [5th March 1996]

Mr Major’s Doorstep Interview in Seoul [5th March 1996]

Mr Major’s Speech to Society of British Aerospace Companies [5th March 1996]

Mr Major’s Comments on Bomb in Israel [5th March 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [6th March 1996]

PMQT [7th March 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [7th March 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [11th March 1996]

Mr Major’s Speech to the Your Business Matters Conference [11th March 1996]

PMQT [12th March 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [12th March 1996]

Mr Major’s Speech at Middle East Summit in Egypt [13th March 1996]

Mr Major’s Doorstep Interview on Dunblane Tragedy [13th March 1996]

Mr Major’s Doorstep Interview on Heads of Government Meeting [13th March 1996]

PMQT [14th March 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [14th March 1996]

Mr Major’s Comments on Dunblane Tragedy [15th March 1996]

Mr Major’s Comments on Stirling Royal Infirmary Following Dunblane Tragedy [15th March 1996]

Mr Hogg’s Note to Mr Major on BSE [18th March 1996] [PDF]

PMQT Written Answers [18th March 1996]

PMQT [19th March 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [19th March 1996]

Mr Clarke’s Note to Mr Major on BSE [19th March 1996] [PDF]

Mr Major’s Meeting with Ministers on BSE [19th March 1996] [PDF]

Mr Major’s Speech on Opportunity [19th March 1996]

Mr Major’s Note on BSE [20th March 1996] [PDF]

PMQT [21st March 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [21st March 1996]

Mr Major’s Commons Statement on Northern Ireland Elective Process [21st March 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [25th March 1996]

PMQT [26th March 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [26th March 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [27th March 1996]

PMQT [28th March 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [28th March 1996]

Mr Major’s Doorstep Interview in Turin [29th March 1996]

Mr Major’s Press Conference in Turin [29th March 1996]

Mr Major’s Comments on British Beef [29th March 1996]

Mr Major’s Comments on British Beef [29th March 1996]

Mr Major’s Speech to Conservative Central Council [30th March 1996]



April 1996


Mr Major’s Commons Statement on Turin European Council [1st April 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [1st April 1996]

PMQT [2nd April 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [2nd April 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [3rd April 1996]

Mr Major’s Doorstep at Grafham Sailing Club [11th April 1996]

Mr Major’s Statement on By-Election Result [11th April 1996]

PMQT [16th April 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [16th April 1996]

Mr Major’s Arrival Statement in Prague [17th April 1996]

Mr Major’s Joint Doorstep with Prime Minister Klaus [17th April 1996]

Mr Major’s Comments on the Queen’s 70th Birthday [17th April 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [17th April 1996]

PMQT [18th April 1996] (Michael Heseltine deputised for John Major)

PMQT Written Answers [18th April 1996]

Mr Major’s Joint Press Conference with Prime Minister Klaus [18th April 1996]

Mr Major’s Joint Press Conference with President Kuchma [18th April 1996]

Mr Major’s Doorstep Interview in Kiev [18th April 1996]

Mr Major’s Doorstep in Moscow [19th April 1996]

Mr Major’s Press Conference in Moscow [20th April 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [22nd April 1996]

PMQT [23rd April 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [23rd April 1996]

Mr Major’s Comments on Cinema [23rd April 1996]

Mr Major’s Joint Doorstep Interview with Greek Prime Minister [23rd April 1996]

Mr Major’s Speech at Institute of Directors Annual Convention [24th April 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [24th April 1996]

PMQT [25th April 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [25th April 1996]

Mr Major’s Speech in Rugby [26th April 1996]

Mr Major’s Walkabout in Nuneaton [26th April 1996]

Mr Major’s Doorstep Outside Shakespeare Birthplace Trust [26th April 1996]

Mr Major’s Joint Press Conference with Helmut Kohl [29th April 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [29th April 1996]

PMQT [30th April 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [30th April 1996]



May 1996


Mr Major’s Speech to the Newspaper Society [1st May 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [1st May 1996]

PMQT [2nd May 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [2nd May 1996]

Mr Major’s Comments on the Local Election Results [3rd May 1996]

Mr Major’s Comments on the Local Election Results [3rd May 1996]

PMQT [7th May 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [7th May 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [8th May 1996]

PMQT [9th May 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [9th May 1996]

Mr Major’s Speech to the Scottish Conservative Party Conference [11th May 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [13th May 1996]

PMQT [14th May 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [14th May 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [15th May 1996]

Mr Major’s Comments on the British Beef Ban [15th May 1996]

Mr Major’s Speech at Hampton Court [15th May 1996]

Mr Major’s Joint Press Conference with President Chirac [15th May 1996]

PMQT [16th May 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [16th May 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [17th May 1996]

PMQT [21st May 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [21st May 1996]

Mr Major’s Speech to CBI in London [21st May 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [22nd May 1996]

Mr Major’s Speech to the Sun / Police Federation Cop of the Year Awards [23rd May 1996]

Mr Major’s Comments on Radovan Karadžić [24th May 1996]



June 1996


Mr Major’s Joint Doorstep Interview with President Arafat [3rd June 1996]

PMQT [4th June 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [4th June 1996]

Mr Major’s Speech to the Prince’s Trust Volunteering Meeting [4th June 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [5th June 1996]

PMQT [6th June 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [6th June 1996]

Mr Major’s Joint Press Conference with John Bruton [10th June 1996]

Mr Major’s Comments on Northern Ireland [10th June 1996]

PMQT [11th June 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [11th June 1996]

PMQT [13th June 1996]

Mr Major’s Statement After Meeting with Prime Minister Prodi [13th June 1996]

Mr Major’s Speech to Welsh Conservative Conference [14th June 1996]

Mr Major’s Statement on Manchester Explosion [15th June 1996]

Mr Major’s Memoirs Relating to the Manchester Bomb [15th June 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [17th June 1996]

PMQT [18th June 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [18th June 1996]

Mr Major’s Comments on the Beef Ban [19th June 1996]

Mr Major’s Comments on the Beef Ban [19th June 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [19th June 1996]

PMQT [20th June 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [20th June 1996]

Mr Major’s Doorstep Interview in Florence [20th June 1996]

Mr Major’s Comments on the Beef Ban [20th June 1996]

Mr Major’s Comments on the Beef Ban [21st June 1996]

Mr Major’s Comments on the Beef Ban [21st June 1996]

Mr Major’s Comments on the Beef Ban [21st June 1996]

Mr Major’s Press Conference in Florence [22nd June 1996]

Mr Major’s Doorstep Interview in Florence [22nd June 1996]

Mr Major’s Comments on the Beef Ban [22nd June 1996]

Mr Major’s Comments on the Beef Ban [22nd June 1996]

Mr Major’s Commons Statement on Florence European Council [24th June 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [24th June 1996]

PMQT [25th June 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [25th June 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [26th June 1996]

Mr Major’s Speech on the British Constitution [26th June 1996]

PMQT [27th June 1996] (Michael Heseltine deputised for John Major)

PMQT Written Answers [27th June 1996]

Mr Major’s Doorstep Interview in Lyon [27th June 1996]

Mr Major’s Joint Doorstep Interview with President Clinton [27th June 1996]

Mr Major’s Doorstep Interview in Lyon [28th June 1996]

Mr Major’s Joint Press Conference with Ken Clarke [29th June 1996]

Mr Major’s Doorstep Interview in Lyon [29th June 1996]

Mr Major’s Comments on the Osnabruck Mortar Attack [29th June 1996]



July 1996


PMQT Written Answers [1st July 1996]

PMQT [2nd July 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [2nd July 1996]

Mr Major’s Commons Statement on Stone of Destiny [3rd July 1996]

Mr Major’s Comments on Election Campaign [3rd July 1996]

PMQT [4th July 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [4th July 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [8th July 1996]

PMQT [9th July 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [9th July 1996]

Mr Mandela’s Speech at Luncheon [9th July 1996]

Mr Major’s Speech to the CBI Investment Conference on South Africa [10th July 1996]

Mr Major’s Doorstep Interview in London [10th July 1996]

PMQT [11th July 1996] (Michael Heseltine deputised for John Major)

Mr Major’s Doorstep Interview [12th July 1996]

Mr Major’s Comments on Sport in Schools [14th July 1996]

Mr Major’s Comments on Sport in Schools [14th July 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [15th July 1996]

Mr Major’s Comments on Northern Ireland [15th July 1996]

PMQT [16th July 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [16th July 1996]

PMQT [18th July 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [18th July 1996]

Mr Major’s Comments on the Economy [18th July 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [22nd July 1996]

PMQT [23rd July 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [23rd July 1996]

Mr Major’s Press Conference on Sport [24th July 1996]

Mr Major’s Comments on Sport [24th July 1996]

Mr Major’s Comments on Sport [24th July 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [24th July 1996]

Mr Major’s Comments on the East Midlands [25th July 1996]

Mr Major’s Comments on East Anglia [25th July 1996]

Mr Major’s Comments on the South [25th July 1996]

Mr Major’s Comments on the North [25th July 1996]

Mr Major’s Comments on the North West [25th July 1996]

Mr Major’s Comments on the South East [25th July 1996]

Mr Major’s Comments on Northern Ireland [25th July 1996]

Mr Major’s Doorstep Interview in Manchester [30th July 1996]

Mr Major’s Doorstep Interview in Manchester [30th July 1996]



August 1996


Mr Major’s Doorstep Interview [28th August 1996]

Mr Major’s Comments on Scotland [28th August 1996]

Mr Major’s Speech to Mark End of Polaris Programme [28th August 1996]



September 1996


Mr Major’s Speech to Annual Focus on Scotland Dinner [3rd September 1996]

Mr Major’s Comments on the Economy [18th September 1996]

Mr Major’s Press Statement on BSE [19th September 1996]

Mr Major’s Speech on Choice and Freedom For All [19th September 1996]

Mr Major’s Doorstep Interview [20th September 1996]

Mr Major’s Joint Doorstep Interview with Israeli Prime Minister [24th September 1996]

Mr Major’s Briefing in London [25th September 1996]



October 1996


Mr Major’s Joint Press Conference with Malcolm Rifkind [5th October 1996]

Mr Major’s Doorstep Interview in Dublin [5th October 1996]

Mr Major’s Question and Answer Session at Conservative Party Conference [9th October 1996]

Mr Major’s Speech to Conservative Party Conference [11th October 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [14th October 1996]

PMQT [15th October 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [15th October 1996]

Government’s Official Response to the Inquiry into to the Dunblane Shootings [16th October 1996]

Mr Major’s Joint Doorstep Interview with the President of Chile [16th October 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [16th October 1996]

Mr Major’s Doorstep Interview on the Referendum Party [18th October 1996]

Text of the Queen’s Speech [23rd October 1996]

Mr Major’s Commons Statement on the Queen’s Speech [23rd October 1996]

PMQT [29th October 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [29th October 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [30th October 1996]

PMQT [31st October 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [31st October 1996]



November 1996

 

PMQT Written Answers [1st November 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [4th November 1996]

PMQT [5th November 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [5th November 1996]

PMQT [7th November 1996] (Michael Heseltine deputised for John Major)

PMQT Written Answers [7th November 1996]

Mr Major’s Doorstep Interview in Bordeaux [7th November 1996]

Mr Major’s Comments on Zaire [8th November 1996]

Mr Major’s Comments on Zaire [8th November 1996]

Mr Major’s Comments on Zaire [8th November 1996]

Mr Major’s Press Conference with President Chirac [8th November 1996]

Mr Major’s Speech in Bordeaux [8th November 1996]

Joint UK / France Declaration on Zaire [8th November 1996]

Mr Major’s Speech at the Lord Mayor’s Banquet [11th November 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [11th November 1996]

PMQT [12th November 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [12th November 1996]

Mr Major’s Doorstep Interview at the Launch of Gas-Powered Cars [12th November 1996]

Government Statement on the European Court of Justice Ruling [12th November 1996]

Mr Major’s Doorstep Interview [13th November 1996]

Mr Major’s Comments on the Health Service [13th November 1996]

PMQT [14th November 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [14th November 1996]

Mr Major’s Doorstep Interview in Huntingdon [15th November 1996]

Mr Major’s Doorstep Interview at a Huntingdon Post Office [15th November 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [18th November 1996]

PMQT [19th November 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [19th November 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [20th November 1996]

PMQT [21st November 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [21st November 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [25th November 1996]

PMQT [26th November 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [26th November 1996]

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

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

Mr Major’s Joint Doorstep with the Spanish Prime Minister [27th November 1996]

Government Statement on Northern Ireland [27th November 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [27th November 1996]

PMQT [28th November 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [28th November 1996]

Mr Major’s Comments on Northern Ireland [28th November 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [29th November 1996]



December 1996


PMQT Written Answers [2nd December 1996]

PMQT [3rd December 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [3rd December 1996]

Mr Major’s Speech to the London Peace Implementation Conference on Bosnia [4th December 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [4th December 1996]

PMQT [5th December 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [5th December 1996]

Mr Major’s Comments on the Single Currency [8th December 1996]

Mr Major’s Joint Doorstep with John Bruton [9th December 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [9th December 1996]

PMQT [10th December 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [10th December 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [11th December 1996]

PMQT [12th December 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [12th December 1996]

Mr Major’s Doorstep Interview in Dublin [12th December 1996]

Mr Major’s Doorstep Interview in Dublin [13th December 1996]

Mr Major’s Joint Press Conference with the Chancellor of the Exchequer [13th December 1996]

Mr Major’s Comments on the European Council [14th December 1996]

Mr Major’s Comments on the European Council [14th December 1996]

Mr Major’s Doorstep Interview in Dublin [14th December 1996]

Presidency Conclusions Following Dublin European Council [14th December 1996]

Mr Major’s Press Conference in Dublin [14th December 1996]

Mr Major’s Commons Statement on Dublin European Council [16th December 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [16th December 1996]

PMQT [17th December 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [17th December 1996]

Mr Major’s Speech at Dungannon [18th December 1996]

Mr Major’s Speech at Carrickfergus [18th December 1996]

Mr Major’s Doorstep Interview in Carrickfergus [18th December 1996]

Mr Major’s Speech at the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum [18th December 1996]

PMQT Written Answers [18th December 1996]

Mr Major’s Comments on Pairing Arrangements [18th December 1996]

Mr Major’s New Year Message for Conservative Constituency Chairmen [29th December 1996]