Capital planning in Scottish local authorities
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Capital planning in Scottish local authorities by Michael Macarthur

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Published by University of Aberdeen, Department of Accountancy in Aberdeen .
Written in English

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StatementMichael Macarthur.
SeriesAberdeen Papers in Accountancy, Finance and Management -- W8
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Open LibraryOL20377747M

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