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No USC abolition; more spending; pressure on banks . . . and another water quango
Irish Times

No USC abolition; more spending; pressure on banks . . . and a...

's five key points from the FG/FF deal The deal between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil will, we must presume, provide the key details of the next government's programme. This could change a bit after talks with the independents, but much of the key ... Irish Times, 17 hours ago

Kelly sets up water quango in home county

His tenure as Environment Minister ends this week - but a €1.7m-a-year water quango could be Alan Kelly's "parting gift" to Tipperary voters. His tenure as Environment Minister ends this week - but a €1.7m-a-year water quango could be Alan ...
 Irish Independent3 days ago Alan Kelly sets up water quango in home county  Irish Independent2 days ago

Cliff Taylor: Setting up new quangos is not the solution

Recent history is littered with institutional shake-ups, most of which have achieved very little Of course we need a Minister for Housing - or at least someone who is clearly in charge of sorting out the mess. With responsibility for the issue ...
 Irish Times1 month ago

Bonfire of Quangos a mistake says Plaid's Adam Price

The 2004 "Bonfire of the Quangos" which replaced bodies like the Welsh Development Agency and the Wales Tourist Board with civil servants directly answerable to ministers, hasn't worked, according to Plaid Cymru's Finance Spokesperson, Adam Price. ...
 ITV.com1 month ago

EXCLUSIVE: Wave Energy quango seeks to hire Scottish wave power experts

EXCLUSIVE The quango tasked with saving the Scottish wave energy industry is looking to recruit a number of experts to assess key technical aspects of a range of pre-market energy converters and related products. Wave Energy Scotland was set ...
 Scottish Energy News1 day ago Trident Energy and Exceedence share in £500,000 Scottish wave energy converter cash  Scottish Energy News1 month ago

Tidying of the quangos? New guidance to help officials sort confusing arm's-length bodies

Cabinet Office review prompts fresh distinctions between executive agencies (EAs), non-departmental public bodies (NDPBs) and non-ministerial departments (NMDs) Departments have been given fresh guidance for understanding the "unnecessarily ...
 Civil Service World5 days ago

London nightclub in trademark row with Scottish meat quango

A BIZARRE trademark row has broken out between a celebrity London nightclub and the quango that promotes Scottish red meat. The Scotch of St James opened at the height of the Swinging Sixties and has played host to likes of The Beatles, The ...
 Deadline News6 days ago

Colander-wearing Irishman denied driver's licence in Pastafarian slapdown

Ireland's anti-discrimination quango has rejected claims that Pastafarianism is a religion after an Irishman insisted on wearing a colander for his driving licence photograph. Two followers of the church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster celebrated ...
 The Register1 week ago
Before It's News

A lightbulb moment

(Before It's News) So, as with Mr Quango, there I am buying some bits before returning the the UK with my family after a short break. One thing I saw for sale and jumped at was 100W lightbulbs. In the 3rd world there is no EU regulation to stop the ...
 Before It's News2 weeks ago

Welsh government launches comprehensive sports facilities blueprint

The Welsh government and quango Sport Wales have published their vision for improving the inclusivity and sustainability of sporting facilities throughout the nation. Facilities for Future Generations: A Blueprint for Sport and Active Recreation in ...
 Leisure Week1 month ago
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