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"A Bonfire of the Quangos" That was one promise the government has certainly fulfilled. Among the biggest "quasi autonomous non-governmental organisations" that were unceremoniously consigned to the flames were the nine regional development ... BBC, 3 weeks ago

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This Government has done good work in culling quangos, but there's still more to be done

A SOUND bite, that clip you hear from politicians on the news, lasts about 12 seconds. That's 36 words. That is usually the space that we have to communicate what we're doing, what we have done or what we are going to do. The result of this reality ...
 Irish Independent1 month ago

Bonfire of the quangos burns 181 bodies - but just €15m in savings

THE Government's much-heralded "bonfire of the quangos" is saving just €15m a year - despite 181 bodies being culled. This is still short of the €20m originally envisaged, although the Government insists it is planning to ramp up the savings to ...
 Irish Independent1 month ago
Irish Independent

Taxpayer faces huge bill over funding of 'quangos'

A highly critical report by the European Union's Court of Auditors has revealed serious administrative failures surrounding the funding of Ireland's so-called 'rural quangos'. A highly critical report by the European Union's Court of Auditors has ...
 Irish Independent2 months ago

£7,400 for quango Christmas parties

Three health quangos expect to spend more than £7,400 of taxpayers' cash on Christmas parties, official figures show. Labour MP Steve Rotheram challenged Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt to reveal planned spending on Christmas cards, postage, parties, ...
 Yahoo! UK and Ireland2 months ago
Village Magazine

BID: Trying to run before it can walk.

By Mannix Flynn . BID (Business Improvements District, now known as DublinTown) is a not-for-profit quango, funded by hundreds of retailers in an area, 2,500 of which are compelled by the City Council acting under the Local Government BIDs Act ...
 Village Magazine2 days ago

Britain needs more tech immigrants, quango tells

The government's migration quango says the UK needs more immigrants from outside the EU in four key IT areas, namely senior developers, product managers, network security specialists and "data scientists"*. After listening to pleas from ...
 The Register1 week ago

£14m cash boost enables Wave Energy Scotland to capture pioneering know-how from the financial wreck of Pelamis Wave Power

In happier days some of the Pelamis team Wave Energy Scotland, the new quango set up by the Scottish Government following the financial collapse of Pelamis Wave Power last year, has awarded its first public-sector contract to a group of former ...
 Scottish Energy News1 week ago £14 million boost for Scottish wave energy  Institution of Mechanical Engineers1 week ago

NRA Quango has a great idea to ease M50 congestion - Reduce the maximum speed to 60 km/h

So the National Roads Authority wishes to ease congestion on the M50. It appears that in order to do so they are considering reducing the maximum speed to 60 km/h Plan to lower M50 speed limits to cut congestion Currently maximum speed is ...
 Politics.ie2 weeks ago

Ashers court action over the top Presbyterian leader

An equality quango has gone over the top in taking a Christian-run bakery to court, according to the next Moderator of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland. Revd Ian McNie said that the McArthur family, who own and run Ashers Baking Company, had ...
 Christian Institute3 weeks ago NI Christian-run bakery to face court on 26 March  Christian Institute1 month ago Gay activist: Christian bakery legal case should be dropped  Christian Institute1 month ago NI council calls for quango to drop Christian bakery case  Christian Institute1 month ago
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