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Sir William Armstrong

Great Britain. Civil Service Department. Central Management Library.

Sir William Armstrong

head of the Home Civil Service and Permanent Secretary, Civil Service Department, 1968-1974.

by Great Britain. Civil Service Department. Central Management Library.

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Published by The Library in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Armstrong, William, -- Sir, -- b.1915.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesPolicy science documentation, Bibliography series -- B17
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17175973M


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