Women"s representation in UK politics
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Women"s representation in UK politics what can be done within the law? by Meg Russell

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Published by Constitution Unit in London .
Written in English


  • Women in politics -- Great Britain.

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Statementby Meg Russell.
ContributionsUniversity College, London. School of Public Policy., University College, London. Constitution Unit.
The Physical Object
Pagination58 p. ;
Number of Pages58
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Open LibraryOL18920863M

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