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Welfare Reform (Further Provision) (Scotland) Act 2012: annual report 2017

Published: 29 Jun 2017
Part of:
Communities and third sector, Equality and rights
ISBN:
9781788510714

Report on the impacts of the Welfare Reform Act 2012 on the people of Scotland and other welfare measures passed since 2010.

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Contents
Welfare Reform (Further Provision) (Scotland) Act 2012: annual report 2017
List of References

100 page PDF

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List of References

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