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Sir John Major gives One People Oration

Monday, 13th November 2017

Sir John Major gives One People Oration

Sir John Major gave the annual One People Oration at Westminster Abbey on Monday 6th November.

Speaking on the theme The Responsibilities of Democracy, the former Prime Minister set out his prescription for an effective form of democratic government, and urged politicians to speak to the public more honestly about the challenges facing the UK.

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One People Oration 2017 - The Responsibilities of Democracy (PDF, 223KB)

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