The government says a "substantial" sum, but stresses that the main purpose of the exercise is not to save money but to increase accountability. Labour say the exercise might end up costing more than it saves, once things such as redundancy payments have been taken into account. Quango - Make It Happen (Vinyl) government has not put a figure on it. Probably not as many as you might think from the headline figures on how many bodies are being axed, as many organisations will transfer their work back into central government or transfer it to the charitable sector.
No one, in some cases. Labour presided over a big expansion in the public sector. The Conservatives and Lib Dems accused it of effectively setting up a "quangocracy" - a tangle of self-aggrandising, free-spending organisations with little accountability and, in some cases, little real purpose.
But all governments have found it useful to set up arms-length bodies which operate independently from ministers. The coalition has already set up a few quangos of its own, including the Office for Budget Responsibility. They bring a degree of independence, offer expertise - and government can pass the buck when things go wrong. A good fall-guy example is the National Institute for Clinical Excellence NICE which frequently comes in for fierce criticism over its decisions on what drugs to fund.
Dan Lewis, research director at the Economic Research Council and author of the Essential Guide to British Quangossays they have a long history.
The first one Quango - Make It Happen (Vinyl) Trinity House, the lighthouse service - was set up Quango - Make It Happen (Vinyl) They are doing something the civil service could be doing but politicians are loathe to do," he says.
The work that they do is normally absorbed back in to their parent government department. But the coalition government wants charities and voluntary groups to do some of the work, as part of its vision of the "Big Society". Quangos can be tenacious beasts and have a habit of re-emerging under different titles - successive Conservative and Labour governments have promised to take an axe to them with limited success.
Many of the Quango - Make It Happen (Vinyl) obscure ones will, no doubt, disappear without a trace. But has proved highly controversial. Time Traveler for quango The first known use of quango was in See more words from the same year. Statistics for quango Look-up Popularity. Style: MLA. English Language Learners Definition of quango. Get Word of Quango - Make It Happen (Vinyl) Day daily email! Test Your Vocabulary. Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?
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