Labour and local politics

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  • English
Fabian Society , London
Labour Party (Great Britain), Local government -- Great Bri


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StatementJohn Gyford, Richard Baker.
SeriesInitiatives in local government ;, 4, Fabian tract ; 446, Fabian tract ;, 446.
ContributionsBaker, R. J. S.
LC ClassificationsHX11 .F25 no. 446, JN1129.L33 .F25 no. 446
The Physical Object
Pagination18 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4606510M
ISBN 100716304465
LC Control Number77369808

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