Disabled people - a right to work by Richard Grover

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Published by Bedford Square Press of the National Council for Voluntary Organisations in London .

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Statement[by] Richard Grover and Francis Gladstone.
ContributionsGladstone, F. J., National Council for Voluntary Organisations. Policy Analysis Unit.
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