- May 7, 2017
- 5 min
John Major: An Unsuccessful Prime Minister?
Charles Clarke contributed Chapter 20 of this book, published by Biteback, entitled 'The View from the Left' The politically seismic impa In the event, Labour fell short because it had simply not done enough to convince the electorate that it could be trusted with power. This history meant that for the rest of John Major’s premiership, Labour’s dominant concern was to convince the country that it could be trusted with office, whilst hoping to exploit Conservative failures.