Sunday, September 24, 2006
Quangos: make-work by another name
This has always been a keen interest of mine because it represents the one the the core elements in political power: doshing out other people's money.
Taxpayers foot huge bill for 'quango state'
882 different bodies costing £124bn…Blair's quango state
Both by Robert Watts, The Sunday Telegraph, 24 Septemebr 2006
The Government's official definition of a quango is: "A body which has a role in the process of national government but is not a government department… and which accordingly operates at arm's length from ministers."