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 at the Grand National – 7 April 1997

The text of Mr Major’s comments at the Grand National, made on 7th April 1997.


[Mr Major was asked why he come to the rescheduled Grand National]


Well, I have two reasons for being here today. One, I would like to indicate to the IRA that they cannot stop great British institutions, and secondly, I’m looking forward to seeing the race.