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Published by Allen & Unwin in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Labour Party (Great Britain).,
  • Local officials and employees -- England.,
  • Local government -- England.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementJohn Gyford.
    SeriesLocal government briefings -- 3
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJS3185
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(x,170)p. ;
    Number of Pages170
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20943285M
    ISBN 100043522130, 0043522149


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