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development of small firms policy

Walker, Stephen

development of small firms policy

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Published by Department of Town Planning, Leeds Polytechnic in Leeds .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementStephen Walker and Howard Green.
SeriesPlanning papers -- no.14
ContributionsGreen, D. Howard., Leeds Polytechnic. Planning Research Unit.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13684293M


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