Local government powers and the citizen.

  • 53 Pages
  • 0.46 MB
  • English
Oyez Publications , London
Local government -- Great Bri


Great Bri

SeriesThe Doorstep series,, no. 7
LC ClassificationsJS3113 .H34
The Physical Object
Pagination53 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5924444M
LC Control Number64035923

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