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More contractors" failures.

More contractors" failures.

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Published by Trades Union Congress in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Privatization -- Great Britain.,
  • Contracting out -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsTrades Union Congress.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination42p. ;
    Number of Pages42
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18691520M
    ISBN 101850061106
    OCLC/WorldCa58721907

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