The privatisation of Northern Ireland electricity
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The privatisation of Northern Ireland electricity by Great Britain. Northern Ireland Audit Office.

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Published by HMSO in London .
Written in English


  • Northern Ireland Electricity plc.

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Statementreport by the Comptroller and Auditor General for Northern Ireland.
Series(HC). (1993-94) -- 667, House of Commons papers -- 667.
ContributionsDowdall, J. M.
The Physical Object
Pagination85p. :
Number of Pages85
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21076510M
ISBN 100102667942

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