nondepartmental

nondepartmental

(ˌnɒnˌdiːpɑːtˈmɛntəl)
adj
not limited to or related to a specific department

non•de•part•men•tal

(ˌnɒn dɪ pɑrtˈmɛn tl, nɒnˌdi-)

adj.
1. not pertaining to or restricted to a department or departments.
2. not organized by departments.
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In May this year, the matter was referred by Mr Hunt to the Independent Reconfiguration Panel (IRP), a nondepartmental public health body, which was asked to respond by June 7.
Year-end results were better than expected primarily as a result of conservative budgeting and positive variances in property tax revenues and public safety and nondepartmental spending.
The research and writing of the book was supported by a grant provided to the author by the Economic and Social Research Council--a United Kingdom nondepartmental public body (ix).
Homes England is an executive nondepartmental public body funded by the Ministry of Housing.
It is a nondepartmental public body, responsible through ministers to the Scottish Parliament.
The party's shadow environment minister Llyr Gruffydd pointed out that, of the 34 Defra-funded nondepartmental public bodies, more than a third are operational in Wales.
In the late 1990s scientific research funded by the Environment Agency (EA) [the nondepartmental public body financed by the UK government's Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra)] considered for the first time the underlying conditions that allowed cyanobacteria to flourish in Loweswater.
Cronin called an "Inner" and "Outer" cabinet--in preference to meetings of the whole cabinet, of including heads of nondepartmental entities in cabinet meetings, and of relying on informal groups--Andrew Jackson's "kitchen cabinet," Grover Cleveland's "fishing cabinet," and Franklin Roosevelt's Brain Trust--for policy advice and formulation (Cohen 1988, 29-32, 122-25; Cronin 1980, 191; Milkis and Nelson 1980, 125; Warshaw 1996, 19).
Winnie Ip is supported by the Technology Strategy Board (TSB), a business-led executive nondepartmental UK government public body which is providing funding support for a clinical trial of adenovirus-specific T cells jointly with Cell-media Ltd.
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As part of its effort to determine its own effectiveness, in 2009 the E&A unit solicited feedback from internal departmental users and external, nondepartmental users, such as other agencies and university researchers.
The Conservative aversion to quangos is also visible in their approach to the farming sector, which has seen 67 nondepartmental bodies spun out of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra).