William Gladstone 1886

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  • William Ewart Gladstone 1886
    • Home Rule dominated his few months in power.
    • 93 Liberal MP's including Joseph Chamberlain voted against the Bill
    • This prompted Gladstone to call an election in which he lost heavily to conservatives
    • the Liberals the voted against the bill became known as Liberal Unionists. They eventually joined conservatives
    • Gladstone has split the Liberal party and ushered in a 20 year period of Conservative dominance.


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