Election '97: QUOTES OF THE DAY

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It'll be my last visit this week - John Major, asked if yesterday's trip to Belfast would be his last

That's not grown-up talk. It's not going to happen -

Roy Hattersley, denying he was in line to be Leader of the House of Lords in a Blair government

I have been trying to defend Edwina on several occasions ... I must say I find it difficult on this occasion - Kenneth Clarke on Mrs Currie's prediction of a Labour landslide

Well, I'm a polite sort of guy ... Michael Heseltine's only response to the Currie question

The general picture on all the charts is that Labour should win, but it also looks like something weird ... is going to happen on polling day - Roy Gillett, chairman of the Astrological Association of Great Britain

Tony Blair is claiming that the Labour Party is the Referendum Party, Brian Mawhinney says it is the Tories who will deliver a referendum ... they are lying through their teeth - Sir James Goldsmith

Nil - Sir Denis Thatcher, asked about John Major's chances of winning

This isn't a landslide country. The only poll that counts is on election day - Tony Blair

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