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Local government in Scotland

George Monies

Local government in Scotland

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Published by W. Green in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Local government -- Scotland.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby George Monies and Garry Coutts.
    ContributionsCoutts, Gary.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJS4127
    The Physical Object
    Pagination86p. ;
    Number of Pages86
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21392387M
    ISBN 100414008898
    OCLC/WorldCa21161101

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