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.
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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.
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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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