The Draft Housing Bill
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The Draft Housing Bill written evidence. by Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions Committee.

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Published by Stationery Office in London .
Written in English


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Series[HC]. [2002-2003] -- 751-II
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Open LibraryOL18692471M
ISBN 100215011120
OCLC/WorldCa316520275

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