Qua si ational overnment ffice - A non-governmental body the board of which is appointed rather than elected. Such bodies generally have significant powers and finances.
This is an acronym for 'Quasi-Autonomous Non-Governmental Organisation'. These are part of central government but operate at arm's length from it, for example, the Housing Corporation.
QUAsi Non-Governmental Organization; an organization that is financed by the government yet acts independently of the government
a 'quasi autonomous national government organisation' - I think that is it - which basicaslly means that it is a private organisation funded by the government to do what the government bids
a Quasi-Autonomous Non-Governmental Organisation
a quasi-autonomous, non-governmental organization whose members are usually appointed by the relevant government department
Quasi-autonomous non-governmental organisation sometimes referred to as a non-departmental public body. Quangos are part of national government but operate at arms length from government departments.
Quasi Autominous Non-Government Organisation (QUANGO) Semi-independent, non-elected bodies normally appointed by government, such as LSC's.
Acronym for ‘Quasi-Autonomous Non-Governmental Organisation'. These are part of central government but operate at arm's length from it. Examples include the Housing Corporation, Audit Commission etc.
Stands for quasi-non-governmental organization, such as the U.S. Federal Reserve. The term is British. Source: econterms
This is an acronym: "quasi-autonomous non-governmental organisation". It's an organisation that has an official role in the processes of national government, and is funded by the government, but it's not a government department itself. Quangos are also called NDPBs. Westminster publishes an annual report about NDPBs called Public Bodies.
Quasi-autonomous non governmental organisation. Bodies set up by government with a specific remit and their own governing body, although usually with appointments made by or via the government. Some may be registered charities, but tend not to viewed as part of the voluntary sector.
The acronyms Qango and Quango, variously spelt out as QUAsi Non Governmental Organisation, QUasi-Autonomous Non-Governmental Organisation, and QUasi-Autonomous National Government Organisation have been used, notably in the United Kingdom, but also in Australia, Ireland and other countries, to describe a range of organisations to which governments have devolved power. Confusion over the meaning of the acronym has been reflected in confusion over the use of the term, and may have contributed to its decline in use.