Of course there are regrets. I shall regret always that I found my own authentic voice in politics. I was too conservative, too conventional. Too safe, too often. Too defensive. Too reactive. Later, too often on the back foot.
I inherited a sick economy and passed on a sound one. But one abiding regret for me is that, in between, I did not have the resources to put in place the educational and social changes about which I cared to much; I made only a beginning, and it was not enough.
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|29th March, 1943
Sir John Major was born in St Helier, London, England. He is a British politician. He served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Conservative Party from 1990 to 1997. He served as Foreign Secretary and then Chancellor of the Exchequer in the Thatcher Government from 1989 to 1990. He was a member of Parliament for Huntingdon from 1979-2001. He studied at Rutlish School, a grammar school in the London Borough of Merton. He married Norma Johnson in 1970. They have two children.
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