The Rt. Hon. Sir John Major KG CH

Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 1990-1997

1993Prime Minister (1990-1997)

Mr Major’s Comments on Crime – 12 November 1993

Below is the text of Mr Major’s comments on crime, made on 12th November 1993.


The best crime prevention actually lies in the conscience of the individual, the belief instilled in them at a very young age that criminality is wrong and that other people’s property is not theirs and to instil in them the sort of behaviour that most people accept as normal but that all too many people these days don’t readily accept.