quango

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quango

a semipublic government-financed administrative body whose members are appointed by the government
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It is a non-departmental public body sponsored by the Office of the First Minister and Deputy-First Minister.
Spearheaded by the Economics Ministry, the "creation of a non-departmental public body radioactive waste management agency Act" would allow the appointment of a board of directors, Vice Minister of Economic Affairs Yang Wei-fu said at a post-Cabinet meeting press conference.
The UK Coal Authority is the Non-Departmental Public Body (NDPB) sponsored by the DECC, which is responsible for issuing licenses for coal exploration and mining.
The 23-year-old was nominated by Health Education West Midlands - a non-departmental public body which is part of NHS Health Education England - where Roisin has enjoyed a highly successful placement as a performance officer since October 2014.
The UK Coal Authority is the Non-Departmental Public Body (NDPB) sponsored by the DECC responsible for issuing licenses for coal exploration and mining.
The plan has been under review by the Independent Reconfiguration Panel, an advisory non-departmental public body that reviews NHS plans, since last October and the panel has now made its recommendations.
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