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Published by HM Treasury in [London, England] .
Written in English



  • Great Britain.


  • Fiscal policy -- Great Britain.,
  • Government spending policy -- Great Britain.

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Edition Notes

ContributionsGreat Britain. Treasury
LC ClassificationsHJ1001 .F57 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination22 leaves :
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL453449M
LC Control Number98168664

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