Sir John Major KG CH (born 29 March 1943) is a British former politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Conservative Party from 1990 to 1997, and as Member of Parliament (MP) for Huntingdon, formerly Huntingdonshire, from 1979 to 2001.
Dec 2, 2022 · John Major, in full Sir John Major, (born March 29, 1943, London, England), British politician and public official who was prime minister of the United Kingdom from 1990 to 1997. The son of a former circus performer and vaudeville manager, Major left school at age 16 to help support his family.
Jan 26, 2023 · Sinn Féin MP John Finucane, whose father Pat was murdered by loyalist paramilitaries in 1989, pressed Mr Major to comment on the legacy Bill, which he branded a “draconian piece of legislation”.
Oct 16, 2022 · John Major has hit out at Netflix ’s The Crown ahead of its depiction of him in season five. The former Tory prime minister, who was in office from 1990 to 1997, is being portrayed in the new...
Jan 26, 2023 · Former Conservative Prime Minister Sir John Major has told an Irish government committee that resolving the Northern Ireland Protocol is not "beyond hope" but he "doubts there is a perfect solution".
John Major's term as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom began on 28 November 1990 when he accepted an invitation of Queen Elizabeth II to form a government, succeeding Margaret Thatcher, and ended on 2 May 1997 following the Conservative Party's defeat in the 1997 general election by the Labour Party, led by Tony Blair.
Oct 16, 2022 · Major, 79, hit back at the claims on Saturday with a spokesperson saying he has not “co-operated in any way with The Crown. Nor has he ever been approached by them to fact-check any script ...