Non-Departmental Public Body

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Non-Departmental Public Body (NDPB)

a body which has a role in the process of national government, but is not a government department or part of one, and which accordingly operates to a greater or lesser extent at arm's length from Ministers.
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Screen icons such as Clint Eastwood and Steven Spielberg have written letters of protest to object to the non departmental public body being scrapped.
The Design Council will cease to be a non departmental public body (NDPB).