quangocracy


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quangocracy

(kwæŋˈɡɒkrəsɪ)
n, pl -cies
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the control or influence ascribed to quangos
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) quangos collectively
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While it did scrap the institutions which once led the region, it did so with the intention of introducing leadership by democracy not quangocracy.
I know this is a favourite sport of the quangocracy - using "standard industry metrics", in this case a VisitBritain for mula, to put pound note values on the often difficult to quantify.
Now the Treasury Chief Secretary Liam Byrne has ordered a detailed analysis of the Quangocracy.
Mr Cameron said others - such as the National Institute for Health and Clinical excellence (NICE) - would be improved, ministers would take back responsibility for policy issues and top salaries paid to the so-called quangocracy would be published.
The real issue of debate here is democracy vs quangocracy.
Mr Maude said: "In 2010 we inherited a bloated quangocracy that had spiralled out of control.
It is one of the few bodies that we've got to scrutinise the quangocracy so let's give it a chance.
The golden rule for those at the top of the quangocracy that rules so much of our lives is that the more you are paid the less you are expected to spend your own money - on anything.
So many Government departments are based in the North and the Home Counties are starved of quangocracy jobs with fat salaries.
We did clash on one subject, the decision of the Tories and Lib-Dems to boycott the North West Regional Select Committee that has been set up to bring some accountability to the quangocracy that runs the North West.
Dear Editor, Your leader makes the telling point that those supposedly advising Liam Byrne, Minister for the West Midlands, on how to revive the region represent the Quangocracy (When do heads start getting knocked together?
He wanted to democratize the absurd quangocracy which still governs the English regions and tackle the enduring economic disparities between them.