The Rt. Hon. Sir John Major KG CH

Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 1990-1997

1995Prime Minister (1990-1997)

Mr Major’s Comments Following the Death of Gordon Wilson – 27 June 1995

Below is the text of Mr Major’s comments, made on the 27th June 1995, following the death of Gordon Wilson, a peace campaigner in Northern Ireland, who had lost his daughter in the Enniskillen bomb.


He was a man of immense courage, I think he made a remarkable, in many ways a unique, contribution towards reconciliation in Northern Ireland and I’m extremely sad at the news.