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Electing the United Kingdom Parliament.

Robert Arthur Newland

Electing the United Kingdom Parliament.

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Published by Electoral Reform Society of Great Britain and Ireland in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain. -- Parliament.

  • Edition Notes

    Original ed. published 1976.

    ContributionsElectoral Reform Society.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21092111M
    ISBN 10090329110X


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