Nothing like a dame the scandals of Shirley Porter by Andrew Hosken

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Published by Granta Books in London .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Porter, Shirley, -- 1930-,
  • Westminster (London, England). -- City Council -- Officials and employees -- Biography.,
  • Political corruption -- England -- London -- Case studies.,
  • Gerrymandering -- England -- London -- Case studies.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

StatementAndrew Hosken.
GenreCase studies.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJS3705 .H67 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 372 p. :
Number of Pages372
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22651057M
ISBN 101862078092
ISBN 109781862078093
LC Control Number2006386597

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