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Local government finance and its reform

Francis Cripps

Local government finance and its reform

a critique of the Layfield Committee"s report

by Francis Cripps

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Published by University of Cambridge, Department of Applied Economics in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Local finance -- Great Britain.,
    • Intergovernmental fiscal relations -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementby Francis Cripps and Wynne Godley.
      ContributionsGodley, Wynne, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHJ9423 .C75
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[4], 58, [1] p. ;
      Number of Pages58
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4275420M
      LC Control Number78300916

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