Gladstone and the Home Rule. Gladstone, Parnell and Home Rule. After the Kilmainham treaty, Parnell was determined to turn the home rule group in the house of commons into a powerful, unified, Irish party. The national league’s first aim was national self-government.
the Home Rule
In that general election, the Irish Parliamentary Party, won every seat in Ireland, south of Eastern Ulster and ended up with 86 seats.
The Second Bill consisted of a Land purchase scheme by which the British treasury would buy out the landlords at a cost of some 50 million pounds.