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1

Which Prime Minister first attempted Home Rule?

Gladstone

2

In what year was the first home rule bill defeated?

1886

3

What were the main provisions of the first home rule bill?

- Irish parliament in Dublin.
- No Irish MPs in Westminster.
- Irish parliament controls domestic but not foreign customs.

4

How many votes was the first home rule bill defeated by?

30 (343:313)

5

What was the impact of the first home rule bill being defeated?

Parliament was dissolved and the 1886 general election occurred.

6

Why was the 1886 bill defeated?

- Didn’t account for Unionist argument.
- No tax without representation (no Irish MPs in Westminster).

7

When was the second home rule bill proposed?

1893

8

What were the main provisions of the second home rule bill?

- Irish parliament in Dublin.
- 80 Irish MPs in Westminster.
- 1/3rd of all Irish revenue goes to Westminster.

9

The bill passed through the commons by by how many votes?

42 (309:267)

10

The Lords rejected the bill in a 419:41 vote after how many days of debate?

4 days

11

What was the impacts of the second home rule bill being defeated?

Gladstone resigned.

12

Why was the second home rule bill defeated in the House of Lords?

- The House of Lords favoured the Union settlement massively.
- Irish MPs were over-represented in Westminster.

13

Which Prime Minister passed the third home rule bill?

Asquith

14

In what year was the third home rule bill proposed?

1912

15

What were the main provisions of the third home rule bill?

- Irish parliament in Dublin.
- Irish parliament has less financial control than before.
- 42 Irish MPs in Westminster.

16

The third home rule bill passed through the House of Commons by what majority?

100 votes

17

Why couldn’t the House of Lords couldn’t reject the bill properly?

The parliament act of 1911.

18

The third home rule bill was shelved in 1814, why?

Outbreak of WW1