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The future role of local government

The future role of local government

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Published by Public Finance Foundation in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Francis Terry.
SeriesDiscussion paper -- 29
ContributionsTerry, Francis., Public Finance Foundation.
The Physical Object
Pagination102p.
Number of Pages102
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20120993M
ISBN 100852994621
OCLC/WorldCa24271652

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