quango

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Synonyms for quango

a quasi nongovernmental organization

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If we get an arm's length body that can get this project going forward then I am optimistic, but if not I am pessimistic.
The chiefs wanted a truly independent arm's length body that could fairly and impartially resolve disputes, something they believed the joint task force had successfully designed.
It was set up in 2013 as an arm's length body to deliver big events such as the airshow and Sunderland Illuminations on behalf of the council.
This is yet another example of an arm's length body supported by the Government, which has been ineffectively managed, and as a result it has cost the taxpayer up to tens of millions of pounds.
We felt the idea of putting council services into an arm's length body was a way of making services not subject to the usual transparency and reporting arrangements of a democratically-elected organisation.