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Performance measurement in local government

Epping Forest District Council.

Performance measurement in local government

report of a study of five District Councils

by Epping Forest District Council.

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Published by The Council in Epping .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Local government -- Great Britain -- Case studies.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementEpping Forest District Council.
      GenreCase studies.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJS3161 .E66 1977
      The Physical Object
      Pagination20 p. ;
      Number of Pages20
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4195501M
      ISBN 100903930056
      LC Control Number80474306
      OCLC/WorldCa6378109

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