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Published by Low Pay Unit in London .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statementby Emma MacLennan.
SeriesLow pay pamphlet -- no. 22
The Physical Object
Pagination20 p. ;
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20921208M

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