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Taxpayer faces huge bill over funding of 'quangos'
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 Independent, 1 month ago

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£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 Ireland1 month ago

Money advice quango must slash jobs to reduce costs, says review

Christine Farnish's Treasury-commissioned report into much-criticised Money Advice Service recommends cuts The official body set up to advise consumers on their finances should slash its own costs and lay off nearly two thirds its staff, according ...
 Yahoo! UK and Ireland1 month ago

Now were talking. 175 more quangos and committees to go

 Herald Sun1 month ago
Irish Independent

The honest will wind up paying for the Irish Water quango

So all is settled. We have "certainty, simplicity and affordability". The charging rates have been lowered and set in stone for four years. Irish Water will only be privatised if the people agree in a plebiscite. The Government backbenchers, we ...
 Irish Independent2 months ago
Irish Independent

John Tierney: Irish Water is not a 'super quango'

IRISH Water is not a super quango, its boss John Tierney has insisted. In a major interviews to be published in tomorrow's Irish Independent, Mr Tierney said the extent of the problem facing the utility company was greater than expected but vowed to ...
 Irish Independent2 months ago Irish Water was rushed into paying €2.6m to recruitment agencies  Irish Independent4 days ago The budget will take a big hit next year because of Irish Water: ESRI  TheJournal.ie1 month ago More staff may be hired to administer Irish Water grant  Irish Times2 months ago
Third Force News

The charities that are more like quangos: Taxpayer funding may account for half of the top 50's annual income

Scale of state subsidy to largest charities may run as high as £6.5 billion Some may be receiving around nine tenths of income from public sector Report states eight of top 50 charities are really public bodies Think tank: 'Taxpayers should know ...
 Capital Bay3 weeks ago Charities must improve transparency in reporting public funding  Accountancy Live1 day ago Top charities concealing government funding  Third Force News3 weeks ago Charities, transparency and government funding  National Council for Voluntary Organisations3 weeks ago

Bar slaps down super-quango

Nicholas Lavender QC , chairman of the Bar Council, has mounted a staunch defence ahead of any plans to introduce a single regulator super-quango. In a speech to regulators and professionals at Lincoln's Inn this week , he warned that constantly ...
 New Law Journal2 months ago + read more...  Barrister Magazine1 week ago

Gay activist: Christian bakery legal case should be dropped

A veteran gay rights activist in Northern Ireland has said an equality quango's court action against a Christian-run bakery is unwise and should be dropped. Jeffrey Dudgeon warned that the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland has twisted the ...
 Christian Institute1 week ago NI council calls for quango to drop Christian bakery case  Christian Institute2 weeks ago

Human rights quango to challenge NI abortion law

A human rights quango is threatening legal action against Northern Ireland's abortion law, in a move described as ill-timed and unnecessary by the Department of Justice. The taxpayer-funded Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission (NIHRC) says ...
 Christian Institute1 month ago
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