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Public bodies reform: quarterly status check

A quarterly status check of relevant public bodies (quangos) until all are confirmed as fully decommissioned.

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On 14 October 2010 the Cabinet Office Minister Francis Maude summarised plans to reform a large number of public bodies, or quangos, across government.

The Public Bodies Review is part of the government’s commitment to radically increase the transparency and accountability of all public services.

The Cabinet Office Business Plan includes the commitment to publish a quarterly status check of relevant public bodies until all are confirmed as fully decommissioned, beginning in January 2011.

»Quango reform - public bodies closed so far

Published 30 April 2012
Last updated 23 September 2013 + full page history
  1. Added quarterly data for January, April and July 2013.
  2. First published.