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People, prosperity & politics

People, prosperity & politics

a new economic policy for a new party

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Published by Hebden Royd Publications on behalf of LINk in Hebden Bridge .
Written in English


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Statementby Paddy Ashdown... [et al.] ; foreword by Alan Beith.
SeriesA LINk publication
ContributionsAshdown, Paddy, 1941-
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15371453M
ISBN 101851870954

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