The Rt. Hon. Sir John Major KG CH

Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 1990-1997

1997Prime Minister (1990-1997)

Mr Major’s Comments on the Downey Report – 22 March 1997

Below is the text of Mr Major’s comments on the Downey Report, made on 22nd March 1997.


[Mr Major was asked about the Labour Party’s comments on the publication of the Downey Report]


They know very well that the report is not ready, the report could not properly be considered. What they are concerned about is to try and have a long-running saga for their own party interests when matters are selectively leaked, as the Guardian have been doing this week.