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Against the over-mighty state

Against the over-mighty state

a future for local government in Britain : report of a Federal Trust study group

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Published by Federal Trust for Education and Research in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Local government -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementrapporteur, Vernon Bogdanor.
    ContributionsBogdanor, Vernon, 1943-, Federal Trust for Education and Research.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJS3111
    The Physical Object
    Pagination44 p. ;
    Number of Pages44
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16641790M
    ISBN 100901573299
    OCLC/WorldCa21081270

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