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Published by Oxford University Press in association with the Hansard Society for Parliamentary Government in Oxford .
Written in English


  • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1945-

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Edition Notes

Other titlesParliamentary affairs. 0031-2290.
Statementedited by F. F. Ridley and Michael Rush.
SeriesHansard Society series in politics and government -- 2
ContributionsRidley, F. F., Rush, Michael, 1937-, Hansard Society for Parliamentary Government.
LC ClassificationsJN231 .B699 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination248 p. ;
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20084670M
ISBN 100199222398

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