The Quango (quasi-autonomous national government organisation) so beloved of Gordon Brown and Labour as yet another way to control and “nanny” our lives has had it’s day, 192 totally pointless Labour created Quangos are set for the scrap heap.
According to the Cabinet Office, 192 are to be scrapped entirely and 481 to be reformed. Read the rest of this entry
By Tory Aardvark
On top of the massive £86,000 debt per household that Labour have run up with their spending of £6017 per second; they are wasting the equivalent of £3640 per annum on Quangos.
Labour has said it will cut the costs of the Quangos and their powers, which has so far turned out to be yet more lies. According to the Taxpayers Alliance in excess of £90 billion was spent on Quangos in the year 2007-08 an increase of £13 billion on the previous year.
Government at Westminster funded 960 bodies costing £82 billion; with so many Quangos how many are doing the same job twice.
£90 billion of money we dont have being wasted on nonjobbers, how much more are Brown and Co wasting this year?
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It’s actually far worse than my original post suggested