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Major, John, Sir, b. 1943 (Knight, politician)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1943    

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

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Anglia News West: interview with John Major, Prime Minister, 1990-12-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/1/192
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Includes: recordings of television interviews with NK and other members of the Shadow Cabinet; recordings of news bulletins featuring NK and Labour; recordings of speeches from Conference; party political broadcasts and election broadcasts; political documentaries; recordings of Prime Minister’s Questions, from the House of Commons.

Dates: 1990-12-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Annotated Correspondence, 1989-09-21 - 1991-10-14

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRG 1/4
Scope and Contents

Letters received by Spearing with his retrospective comments on the correspondence and its context. Comprising: photocopies of letters from Edward Heath, 21 September and 10 October 1989; letter from David Owen, 9 November 1989; and letter from John Major, 14 October 1991, which Spearing thought 'of constitutional significance'.

Dates: 1989-09-21 - 1991-10-14
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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BBC Radio 1, Newsbeat: interview with John Major, Prime Minister, 1991-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/151
Scope and Contents

Interview from the Young Conservatives conference in Scarborough, Yorkshire, on subjects including the IRA mortar attack on Downing Street [London], the Gulf War, the state of the economy, the Poll Tax and Major's taste in music.

Dates: 1991-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.
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BBC Radio 4: The World at One and World This Weekend, 1990-12 - 1991-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/143
Scope and Contents Includes: BBC Radio 4 World at One programme interviews with Roy Hattersley [Labour spokesman on home affairs] and John Patten, Minister of State, Home Office, on law and order policy, and an interview with Frank Field on the National Executive Committee enquiry into Birkenhead [Merseyside] and Militant; BBC Radio 4 The World This Weekend programme report on a speech by NK at the Local Government conference in Nottingham, 1991, looking ahead to the next General Election, and also a report on...
Dates: 1990-12 - 1991-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.
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BBC World Service: "People and Politics - Interview with John Major", 1991-05-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/159
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: talks between Iraq and the Kurds and how long British troops would remain in Iraq following the Gulf War; JM's view of Thatcherism and what his own policies would be; the introduction of the Council Tax; the state of the economy; unemployment; Britain's role in Europe; European economic and monetary union; low Conservative Party morale.

Dates: 1991-05-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.
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Channel 4, Dispatches: Mr Major’s No 10, 1991-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/1/206
Scope and Contents

Documentary on the work of 10 Downing Street under John Major, Prime Minister.

Dates: 1991-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Correspondence 1973-1992, 1973-04-16 - 1992-12-15

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRG 1/1
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Edward Heath, on White Papers and open government, 16 April 1973; Harold Wilson, on sugar, 4 November 1974; letters to Benjamin Short, on the EEC Scrutiny Committee, June-July 1979; letter to John Biffen MP, on the Single European Act, 27 February 1986; Enoch Powell MP, enclosing correspondence on the Single European Act, 12 March 1986; Margaret Thatcher, on the outcome of the Brussels Summit, 17 February 1988; Lord [James] Callaghan, on the Single European Act, 13...
Dates: 1973-04-16 - 1992-12-15
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Correspondence with John Major, 1990-12 - 1992-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 1/1/10
Scope and Contents Subjects include: coverage of the Cricket World Cup; the state of the economy; the housing crisis; compensation for those infected with HIV from blood transfusions; cold weather payments to the elderly; the Maastricht Treaty; environmental policy; a proposed foundation to help new parties in developing democracies; energy efficiency; the collapse of BCCI [Bank of Credit and Commerce International]; National Health Service reforms; measures to help the homeless; bringing British nationals in...
Dates: 1990-12 - 1992-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Correspondence with John Major, 1990-12 - 1996-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 2/2/31
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with the Prime Minister, mainly on foreign affairs. Other correspondents include Sir Leslie Fielding, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Sussex.

Dates: 1990-12 - 1996-06
Conditions Governing Access: Closed on Cabinet Office advice until 2027.
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Interviews with NK , 1990-11 - 1991-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/142
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: John Major's victory in the Conservative leadership election; the Poll Tax; NK's visit in 1991 to the United Nations following the Gulf War, on peace in the Gulf and international policy towards Iraq; the Ribble Valley by-election; a visit to Northern Ireland; the state of the economy.

Dates: 1990-11 - 1991-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.
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Major, 1991-10-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/1/237
Scope and Contents

Footage of speech by John Major, Prime Minister, at the Conservative Party Conference.

Dates: 1991-10-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Press Cuttings 1993, 1993-04-03 - 1993-08-26

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRG 4/2
Scope and Contents Articles and commentaries covering subjects such as sleaze and corruption scandals in the European Commission; the Maastricht Treaty; privatisation in UK prisons and the introduction of private sector finance for the Channel Tunnel high speed rail link; appraisals of John Major's first year as Prime Minister; perceptions of Europe among the public in Newham; protests against regulations connected with the Common Fisheries Policy; Conservative Party funding and off-shore banking; and the...
Dates: 1993-04-03 - 1993-08-26
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Sunday Programme, 1991-07-28

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/2/173
Scope and Contents Side 1 consists of short press interviews on subjects including: NK's view of John Major; looking ahead to the next General Election; Conservative attacks on Labour's European policy; Major's attacks on NK personally.Side 2 is mainly an interview with NK for the Sunday Programme, on subjects including: individual liberty and equality; damage done by Conservative free-for-all policies; mitigation of capitalism; NK's view of Militant; the failure of socialist economies in Eastern...
Dates: 1991-07-28
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Access copies available.
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Transcript of interview: Alan Charlton, 2021

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 210
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.

Dates: 2021
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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Transcript of interview: David Snoxell, 2007

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 111
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.

Dates: 2007
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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Transcript of interview: Lord Wright of Richmond, 2000

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 48
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.

Dates: 2000
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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Transcript of interview: Sir Christopher Meyer, 2004

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 91
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.

Dates: 2004
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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Transcript of interview: Sir John Holmes, 2018

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 175
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.

Dates: 2018
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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Transcript of interview: Sir Roderic Lyne, 2006

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 105
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.

Dates: 2006
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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Transcript of interview: Sir Rodric Braithwaite, 1998

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DOHP 30
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The programme comprises transcripts of interviews with senior diplomats.

Dates: 1998
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.

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Gulf War (1990-1991) 4
Soviet Union 4
United States 4
European administration 3
Yugoslav War (1991-1995) 3

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