quango

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quango

a semipublic government-financed administrative body whose members are appointed by the government
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Chairman of world leading architectural firm Aedas, Keith Griffiths, which has worked on transport infrastructure projects across the world such as the Dubai Metro, said the delivery of the metro had to be via an arm's length body and with legal powers to acquire land to make way for its preferred route.
Schools will begin teaching new Wales-specific qualifications next September and a new arm's length body, Qualifications Wales, will be responsible for the regulation of all exams from 2016.
The chiefs wanted a truly independent arm's length body that could fairly and impartially resolve disputes, something they believed the joint task force had successfully designed.