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Published by Labour Party in [London] .
Written in English


  • Housing policy -- Great Britain.

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Edition Notes

SeriesPolicy report / Labour Party (Great Britain) -- no. 7., Policy report (Labour Party (Great Britain)) -- no. 7.
ContributionsLibrary of Leonard and Virginia Woolf.
The Physical Object
Pagination21, [1] p. ;
Number of Pages21
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18666639M

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