Memorandum on Home Rule Bill

Memorandum on Home Rule Bill
  • Title: "The Home Rule Bill Memorandum on certain points"

  • Date : 1908 - 1915

  • Catalogue number : Parliamentary Archives, LG/C/20/2/13

  • Description :

    The Third Home Rule Bill was introduced to Parliament in 1912, although it didn't sucessfully pass until 1914. The main aim was to allow an Irish government to make laws for its own country, while the Imperial Parliament at Westminster would retain overarching power and authority.  This Memo, probably written by Redmond following two conferences already held with Prime Minister Asquith, lays out some of the fundamental concerns and considerations about the bill.  On the first page, the finances for the Irish economy were considered.

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