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quango

a semipublic government-financed administrative body whose members are appointed by the government
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With more than 170 quasi-autonomous non-governmental organisations in the North-East alone, Mr Howard had plenty of choice but his announcement yesterday was met with scepticism by some critics who warned it was a "popularist" move not rooted in reality.
The number of people employed by ASPBs or quangos - Quasi-Autonomous Non-Governmental Organisations - has risen in Wales from 2,890 in 1997 to 4,107 oday.
Many had watched with some degree of hope that finally, the appallingly named quasi-autonomous non-governmental organisations would be rigorously health-checked.
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