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Strengthening local democracy

Strengthening local democracy

making the most of the constitution

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Published by Office of the Deputy Prime Minister in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Local government -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    Dated July 2003.

    StatementSteve Leach ... [and others].
    ContributionsLeach, Steve., Great Britain. Office of the Deputy Prime Minister.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination96p. ;
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18706186M
    ISBN 101851126481

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