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Adult literacy in Britain a survey of adults aged 16-65 in Great Britain carried out by Social Survey Division of ONS, and commissioned by a consortium of government departments and the Basic Skills Agency, the main funding being provided by the Department for Education and Employment by Siobhan Carey

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Published by Stationery Office in London .
Written in English

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Places:

  • Great Britain.

Subjects:

  • Literacy -- Great Britain.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementSiobhán Carey, Sampson Low, Jacqui Hansbro.
ContributionsLow, Sampson., Hansbro, Jacqui., Great Britain. Office for National Statistics. Social Survey Division.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLC156.G7 C37 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination195 p. :
Number of Pages195
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL484411M
ISBN 100116209437
LC Control Number98212943
OCLC/WorldCa37809001

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