101 Facts About John Major

1. John Major attempted to draw some of the sting from the financial scandals by setting up public inquiries—the Nolan Report into standards expected in public life, and the Scott Report into the Arms to Iraq Scandal.

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2. John Major attempted to draw some of the sting from the financial scandals by setting up public inquiries—the Nolan Report into standards expected in public life, and the Scott Report into the Arms to Iraq Scandal.

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3. Sir John Major was one of the mourners who celebrated the life of the former Liberal Democrat leader, who died at the age of 77 at the age of 77.

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4. John Major attempted to draw some of the sting from the financial scandals by setting up public inquiries—the Nolan Report into standards expected in public life, and the Scott Report into the Arms to Iraq Scandal.

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5. John Major attempted to draw some of the sting from the financial scandals by setting up public inquiries—the Nolan Report into standards expected in public life, and the Scott Report into the Arms to Iraq Scandal.

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6. John Major attempted to draw some of the sting from the financial scandals by setting up public inquiries—the Nolan Report into standards expected in public life, and the Scott Report into the Arms to Iraq Scandal.

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7. John Major attempted to draw some of the sting from the financial scandals by setting up public inquiries—the Nolan Report into standards expected in public life, and the Scott Report into the Arms to Iraq Scandal.

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8. John Major attempted to draw some of the sting from the financial scandals by setting up public inquiries—the Nolan Report into standards expected in public life, and the Scott Report into the Arms to Iraq Scandal.

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9. John Major attempted to draw some of the sting from the financial scandals by setting up public inquiries—the Nolan Report into standards expected in public life, and the Scott Report into the Arms to Iraq Scandal.

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10. John Major attempted to draw some of the sting from the financial scandals by setting up public inquiries—the Nolan Report into standards expected in public life, and the Scott Report into the Arms to Iraq Scandal.

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11. John Major attempted to draw some of the sting from the financial scandals by setting up public inquiries—the Nolan Report into standards expected in public life, and the Scott Report into the Arms to Iraq Scandal.

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12. John Major attempted to draw some of the sting from the financial scandals by setting up public inquiries—the Nolan Report into standards expected in public life, and the Scott Report into the Arms to Iraq Scandal.

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13. John Major attempted to draw some of the sting from the financial scandals by setting up public inquiries—the Nolan Report into standards expected in public life, and the Scott Report into the Arms to Iraq Scandal.

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14. John Major attempted to draw some of the sting from the financial scandals by setting up public inquiries—the Nolan Report into standards expected in public life, and the Scott Report into the Arms to Iraq Scandal.

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15. John Major attempted to draw some of the sting from the financial scandals by setting up public inquiries—the Nolan Report into standards expected in public life, and the Scott Report into the Arms to Iraq Scandal.

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16. John Major attempted to draw some of the sting from the financial scandals by setting up public inquiries—the Nolan Report into standards expected in public life, and the Scott Report into the Arms to Iraq Scandal.

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17. John Major attempted to draw some of the sting from the financial scandals by setting up public inquiries—the Nolan Report into standards expected in public life, and the Scott Report into the Arms to Iraq Scandal.

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18. John Major attempted to draw some of the sting from the financial scandals by setting up public inquiries—the Nolan Report into standards expected in public life, and the Scott Report into the Arms to Iraq Scandal.

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19. John Major attempted to draw some of the sting from the financial scandals by setting up public inquiries—the Nolan Report into standards expected in public life, and the Scott Report into the Arms to Iraq Scandal.

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20. John Major attempted to draw some of the sting from the financial scandals by setting up public inquiries—the Nolan Report into standards expected in public life, and the Scott Report into the Arms to Iraq Scandal.

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21. John Major attempted to draw some of the sting from the financial scandals by setting up public inquiries—the Nolan Report into standards expected in public life, and the Scott Report into the Arms to Iraq Scandal.

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22. John Major attempted to draw some of the sting from the financial scandals by setting up public inquiries—the Nolan Report into standards expected in public life, and the Scott Report into the Arms to Iraq Scandal.

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23. John Major attempted to draw some of the sting from the financial scandals by setting up public inquiries—the Nolan Report into standards expected in public life, and the Scott Report into the Arms to Iraq Scandal.

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24. John Major attempted to draw some of the sting from the financial scandals by setting up public inquiries—the Nolan Report into standards expected in public life, and the Scott Report into the Arms to Iraq Scandal.

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25. John Major attempted to draw some of the sting from the financial scandals by setting up public inquiries—the Nolan Report into standards expected in public life, and the Scott Report into the Arms to Iraq Scandal.

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26. John Major was prime minister between 1990 and 1997, while Sharif held office between 1990 and 1993.

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27. John Major attempted to draw some of the sting from the financial scandals by setting up public inquiries—the Nolan Report into standards expected in public life, and the Scott Report into the Arms to Iraq Scandal.

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28. John Major attempted to draw some of the sting from the financial scandals by setting up public inquiries—the Nolan Report into standards expected in public life, and the Scott Report into the Arms to Iraq Scandal.

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29. John Major had hardly been in this post three months when another cabinet reshuffle resulted in his becoming chancellor of the Exchequer.

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30. John Major attempted to draw some of the sting from the financial scandals by setting up public inquiries—the Nolan Report into standards expected in public life, and the Scott Report into the Arms to Iraq Scandal.

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31. John Major attempted to draw some of the sting from the financial scandals by setting up public inquiries—the Nolan Report into standards expected in public life, and the Scott Report into the Arms to Iraq Scandal.

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32. John Major attempted to draw some of the sting from the financial scandals by setting up public inquiries—the Nolan Report into standards expected in public life, and the Scott Report into the Arms to Iraq Scandal.

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33. John Major attempted to draw some of the sting from the financial scandals by setting up public inquiries—the Nolan Report into standards expected in public life, and the Scott Report into the Arms to Iraq Scandal.

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34. John Major attempted to draw some of the sting from the financial scandals by setting up public inquiries—the Nolan Report into standards expected in public life, and the Scott Report into the Arms to Iraq Scandal.

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35. John Major attempted to draw some of the sting from the financial scandals by setting up public inquiries—the Nolan Report into standards expected in public life, and the Scott Report into the Arms to Iraq Scandal.

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36. Mr John Major replied: "I too was pleased to see the generally positive response in the media—although I am afraid that my postbag has contained more critical than sympathetic letters.

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37. Mr John Major met the celebrated actor in September 1991 to discuss gay rights—and within three years parliament had voted to drop the consenting age from 21 to 18.

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38. John Major attempted to draw some of the sting from the financial scandals by setting up public inquiries—the Nolan Report into standards expected in public life, and the Scott Report into the Arms to Iraq Scandal.

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39. Mr John Major replied: "I too was pleased to see the generally positive response in the media—although I am afraid that my postbag has contained more critical than sympathetic letters.

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40. Mr John Major met the celebrated actor in September 1991 to discuss gay rights—and within three years parliament had voted to drop the consenting age from 21 to 18.

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41. John Major supported the banning of the only film ever to be censored in the UK under blasphemy laws, newly-released government files show.

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42. John Major requested that a formal note of his meeting with the actor Ian McKellen to discuss gay rights should be "fully Sun-proofed" in case it fell into the hands of certain journalists.

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43. Neil Kinnock wanted a faster Rover and John Major fought to prevent ministers from being taxed for their use of official cars.

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44. John Major was encouraged by his aides to embrace the internet to catch up with the White House and stay ahead of his Labour rival Tony Blair, even though some of his advisers thought email was just a passing fad.

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45. John Major attempted to draw some of the sting from the financial scandals by setting up public inquiries—the Nolan Report into standards expected in public life, and the Scott Report into the Arms to Iraq Scandal.

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46. Mr John Major should show nationalists it was prepared to respond positively to the IRA ceasefire and reassure moderates that paramilitaries will not "call the shots", the memo read.

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47. Mr John Major replied: "I too was pleased to see the generally positive response in the media—although I am afraid that my postbag has contained more critical than sympathetic letters.

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48. Mr John Major met the celebrated actor in September 1991 to discuss gay rights—and within three years parliament had voted to drop the consenting age from 21 to 18.

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49. John Major signed off his letter to Kohl with the wish that "you will celebrate … with something stronger than herbal tea.

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50. John Major attempted to draw some of the sting from the financial scandals by setting up public inquiries—the Nolan Report into standards expected in public life, and the Scott Report into the Arms to Iraq Scandal.

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51. Mr John Major replied: "I too was pleased to see the generally positive response in the media—although I am afraid that my postbag has contained more critical than sympathetic letters.

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52. Mr John Major met the celebrated actor in September 1991 to discuss gay rights—and within three years parliament had voted to drop the consenting age from 21 to 18.

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53. John Major signed off his letter to Kohl with the wish that "you will celebrate … with something stronger than herbal tea.

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54. John Major attempted to draw some of the sting from the financial scandals by setting up public inquiries—the Nolan Report into standards expected in public life, and the Scott Report into the Arms to Iraq Scandal.

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55. Mr John Major replied: "I too was pleased to see the generally positive response in the media—although I am afraid that my postbag has contained more critical than sympathetic letters.

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56. Mr John Major met the celebrated actor in September 1991 to discuss gay rights—and within three years parliament had voted to drop the consenting age from 21 to 18.

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57. John Major signed off his letter to Kohl with the wish that "you will celebrate … with something stronger than herbal tea.

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58. John Major attempted to draw some of the sting from the financial scandals by setting up public inquiries—the Nolan Report into standards expected in public life, and the Scott Report into the Arms to Iraq Scandal.

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59. Mr John Major replied: "I too was pleased to see the generally positive response in the media—although I am afraid that my postbag has contained more critical than sympathetic letters.

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60. Mr John Major met the celebrated actor in September 1991 to discuss gay rights—and within three years parliament had voted to drop the consenting age from 21 to 18.

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61. John Major signed off his letter to Kohl with the wish that "you will celebrate … with something stronger than herbal tea.

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62. John Major attempted to draw some of the sting from the financial scandals by setting up public inquiries—the Nolan Report into standards expected in public life, and the Scott Report into the Arms to Iraq Scandal.

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63. John Major is known for his successful leadership and bright political career.

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64. John Major continued serving in the Parliament, after which he retired in 2001.

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65. John Major served as a Conservative Party member in British Parliament, and as the Prime Minister of England between 1990 and 1997.

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66. Mr John Major replied: "I too was pleased to see the generally positive response in the media—although I am afraid that my postbag has contained more critical than sympathetic letters.

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67. Mr John Major met the celebrated actor in September 1991 to discuss gay rights—and within three years parliament had voted to drop the consenting age from 21 to 18.

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68. John Major signed off his letter to Kohl with the wish that "you will celebrate … with something stronger than herbal tea.

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69. John Major attempted to draw some of the sting from the financial scandals by setting up public inquiries—the Nolan Report into standards expected in public life, and the Scott Report into the Arms to Iraq Scandal.

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70. Mr John Major replied: "I too was pleased to see the generally positive response in the media—although I am afraid that my postbag has contained more critical than sympathetic letters.

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71. Mr John Major met the celebrated actor in September 1991 to discuss gay rights—and within three years parliament had voted to drop the consenting age from 21 to 18.

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72. John Major signed off his letter to Kohl with the wish that "you will celebrate … with something stronger than herbal tea.

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73. John Major attempted to draw some of the sting from the financial scandals by setting up public inquiries—the Nolan Report into standards expected in public life, and the Scott Report into the Arms to Iraq Scandal.

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74. Mr John Major replied: "I too was pleased to see the generally positive response in the media—although I am afraid that my postbag has contained more critical than sympathetic letters.

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75. Mr John Major met the celebrated actor in September 1991 to discuss gay rights—and within three years parliament had voted to drop the consenting age from 21 to 18.

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76. John Major signed off his letter to Kohl with the wish that "you will celebrate … with something stronger than herbal tea.

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77. John Major attempted to draw some of the sting from the financial scandals by setting up public inquiries—the Nolan Report into standards expected in public life, and the Scott Report into the Arms to Iraq Scandal.

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78. Mr John Major replied: "I too was pleased to see the generally positive response in the media—although I am afraid that my postbag has contained more critical than sympathetic letters.

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79. Mr John Major met the celebrated actor in September 1991 to discuss gay rights—and within three years parliament had voted to drop the consenting age from 21 to 18.

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80. John Major signed off his letter to Kohl with the wish that "you will celebrate … with something stronger than herbal tea.

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81. John Major attempted to draw some of the sting from the financial scandals by setting up public inquiries—the Nolan Report into standards expected in public life, and the Scott Report into the Arms to Iraq Scandal.

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82. Mr John Major replied: "I too was pleased to see the generally positive response in the media—although I am afraid that my postbag has contained more critical than sympathetic letters.

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83. Mr John Major met the celebrated actor in September 1991 to discuss gay rights—and within three years parliament had voted to drop the consenting age from 21 to 18.

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84. John Major signed off his letter to Kohl with the wish that "you will celebrate … with something stronger than herbal tea.

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85. John Major attempted to draw some of the sting from the financial scandals by setting up public inquiries—the Nolan Report into standards expected in public life, and the Scott Report into the Arms to Iraq Scandal.

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86. Mr John Major replied: "I too was pleased to see the generally positive response in the media—although I am afraid that my postbag has contained more critical than sympathetic letters.

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87. Mr John Major met the celebrated actor in September 1991 to discuss gay rights—and within three years parliament had voted to drop the consenting age from 21 to 18.

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88. John Major signed off his letter to Kohl with the wish that "you will celebrate … with something stronger than herbal tea.

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89. John Major attempted to draw some of the sting from the financial scandals by setting up public inquiries—the Nolan Report into standards expected in public life, and the Scott Report into the Arms to Iraq Scandal.

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90. Mr John Major replied: "I too was pleased to see the generally positive response in the media—although I am afraid that my postbag has contained more critical than sympathetic letters.

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91. Mr John Major met the celebrated actor in September 1991 to discuss gay rights—and within three years parliament had voted to drop the consenting age from 21 to 18.

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92. John Major signed off his letter to Kohl with the wish that "you will celebrate … with something stronger than herbal tea.

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93. John Major attempted to draw some of the sting from the financial scandals by setting up public inquiries—the Nolan Report into standards expected in public life, and the Scott Report into the Arms to Iraq Scandal.

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94. Mr John Major replied: "I too was pleased to see the generally positive response in the media—although I am afraid that my postbag has contained more critical than sympathetic letters.

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95. Mr John Major met the celebrated actor in September 1991 to discuss gay rights—and within three years parliament had voted to drop the consenting age from 21 to 18.

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96. John Major signed off his letter to Kohl with the wish that "you will celebrate … with something stronger than herbal tea.

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97. John Major attempted to draw some of the sting from the financial scandals by setting up public inquiries—the Nolan Report into standards expected in public life, and the Scott Report into the Arms to Iraq Scandal.

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98. Mr John Major replied: "I too was pleased to see the generally positive response in the media—although I am afraid that my postbag has contained more critical than sympathetic letters.

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99. Mr John Major met the celebrated actor in September 1991 to discuss gay rights—and within three years parliament had voted to drop the consenting age from 21 to 18.

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100. John Major signed off his letter to Kohl with the wish that "you will celebrate … with something stronger than herbal tea.

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101. John Major attempted to draw some of the sting from the financial scandals by setting up public inquiries—the Nolan Report into standards expected in public life, and the Scott Report into the Arms to Iraq Scandal.

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