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Nothing in the Papers

1884: Representation of the People Act

Author: Anon

Publication: The Bailie

Published: 20 August 1884

Place of publication: Glasgow, Scotland

Publication type: Newspaper/Periodical

Featured individuals:
William Ewart Gladstone (1809-1898)

No full copy of this poem is available.

Archive/Library: Glasgow University Library
Classmark(s): Hard copy
Pages(s): 10

This poem comments on the lack of news, now that Parliament is 'up'.  We are told that without parliamentary progress on the two major issues of the day (the Franchise Bill and Egypt) there is nothing for the papers to cover.