Gladstone 1892-94 Earl of Rosebery 1894-95

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  • Gladstone 1892-94 Earl of Rosebery 1894-95
    • What were the 3-5 main areas of social/domestic policy?
      • Local Governments Act 1894. Subdivided counties into districts. divided further into Parish councils for individual villages. Allowed women to vote and stand for election for parish councils.
      • Elementary Education (Blind and Deaf Children) Act 1893
    • What were the 3-5 main areas of foreign policy?
    • What was their policy on Ireland
      • Home Rule Bill 1893 was voted out of the House of Lords 419 v 41. Gladstone resigned over this
    • How popular was this ministry?
    • What were the major reasons for this ministry being elected?
    • What were the major reasons for this ministry ending?
      • Gladstone resigned after Home Rule bill was defeated and Earl of Rosebery was not a good PM he angered all European powers and his party was split over expansion of the Navy couldn't pass any domestic legislation because of unionist dominated house of Lords.
    • What were the overriding priorities for this ministry? did they achieve their aims?
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