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Disabled in Britain a voice in Parliament? : a survey of MPs" views by Brian Lamb

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Published by SCOPE in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Handicapped -- Great Britain.

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Edition Notes

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StatementBrian Lamb, Sarah Layzell.
ContributionsLayzell, Sarah., Scope. Campaigns and Parliamentary Affairs Department.
The Physical Object
Pagination27p. ;
Number of Pages27
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17376524M
ISBN 10094682844X
OCLC/WorldCa32199697

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