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Answers.com: John Major
- Entries from several quality OUP reference books, the Britannica Concise Encyclopedia and the Columbia Encyclopedia.
BBC On This Day: Citizen's charter promises better services
- The launch of John Major's citizen's charter to improve public services in 1991. Notes include a timeline and a summary of the charter's influence.
BBC On This Day: Major wins Conservative leadership
- News of John Major winning the battle to remain leader of the Conservative party on July 4, 1995; timeline and background information.
BBC On This Day: Tories choose Major for Number 10
- News of John Major winning the Conservatives' leadership elections and becoming the new prime minister on November 27, 1990.
Gresham College: Leadership and Change: Prime Ministers in the Post-War World - John Major
- Lecture by Vernon Bogdanor CBE FBA, Gresham Professor of Law with response by Professor the Lord Butler. Full text, audio and video files.
- A website focussing on the former British Prime Minister John Major and his 1990-1997 Conservative administration.
The Observer: Major hits out at Cabinet
- Article about the incident when BBC technical staff recorded by accident John Major calling three Eurosceptic members of his Cabinet "bastards".
Telegraph: How we saw it: John Major
- Recalling how The Telegraph received John Major's leadership. (July 08, 2005)
BBC News: The political career of John Major
- Profile of the former British prime minister published on the occasion of his becoming a Knight of the Garter. (April 22, 2005)
Telegraph: Blair's spin is the porn of politics, says Major
- In his first significant political intervention since he retired from Parliament, John Major delivers a sweeping indictment of Tony Blair, accusing him of eroding the trust of the people by undermining Parliament and politicising the Civil Service. (October 24, 2003)
Telegraph: The deep malaise undermining our parliamentary democracy
- An edited version of John Major's pamphlet for the Centre for Policy Studies entitled The Erosion of Parliamentary Government. (October 23, 2003)
BBC News: John Major: A life in politics
- A brief biography of John Major, covering his life up to 2002. (September 28, 2002)
Time: "Put Up or Shut Up"
- Article on the conflict within the Conservative Party under John Major. (July 03, 1995)
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