In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- He has now written to the Learning and Skills Council, the government quango responsible for over-16s education, to ask them to look at the anomaly.
- However, government ministers, the devolved assemblies, local authorities, quangos and all public bodies will be subject to the Convention.
- Local authorities, health boards and quangos will also be expected to merge their administrative wings, to reduce duplication.
- Elected assemblies will draw their powers mainly from central government, its agencies and quangos not from local government.
- Their frustrations and ire were directed at a dithering Government and bungling quangos, not those who promote the sport in this country.
- Meanwhile, government bodies, quangos and initiatives are constantly being rebranded.
- Appointments to non-departmental bodies like quangos are subject to the scrutiny of the Public Appointments Commission.
- Let us judge whether people are fit to represent us, not these unelected, unaccountable standards quangos, committees and commissioners.
- A radical devolution would challenge vested interests in Scotland - in the quangos, local government and business.
- The word among property agents is that buildings are attracting just as much interest from government back offices and quangos as banks and fund managers.
- Council sources admitted the chief executive is ‘regularly approached’ about top jobs by councils, quangos and other bodies across the country.
- And health provision is controlled by Swindon's primary care trust an unelected quango with councillors confined to an advisory role.
- Despite ministerial promises of rich pickings and public support from various quangos, it appears that only a few scraps will be handed out to Scottish firms.
- The process has been taking place for some time with the growth of bureaucracy in national and local governments, plus quangos and large areas of administration like the European Union.
- Her salary compared poorly, in most cases, with those of other senior administrators in Scotland's quangos and arts bodies.
- Finally it also makes it far harder for quangos and lobbyists to influence government policy when any legislation can be easily derailed and brought to a popular vote.
- Growing evidence shows that a government quango fixed the exam results to lower students' grades.
- Councils, health boards and quangos all offer the promise of secure employment and - increasingly importantly - guaranteed pension deals.
- He sits on many influential health forums, quangos and charities, and donated £5,000 to the Labour Party last year.
- It was in quangos and organizations outside the direct control of the government that women activists were most successful in struggling for better economic and political opportunities.
- En el Reino Unido, el término corresponde a las siglas de "quasi-autonomous non-governmental organization". Son organismos independientes, financiados por el estado, que han sido creados para administrar una determinada área de la vida pública. Son ejemplos de quangos, el Arts Council y la Equal Employment Opportunities Commission - EEOC
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