Industrial and regional development by Great Britain. Department of Trade and Industry.

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  • Great Britain -- Economic policy -- 1945-1964.

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Statementpresented to Parliament by the Secretary for Trade and Industry.
SeriesCmnd -- 4942
ContributionsVan Voris, W. H.. former owner.
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Paginationii, 13 p. :
Number of Pages13
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Open LibraryOL20420620M
ISBN 100101494203

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