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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Quangos - quasi-autonomous non-governmental organisations - include British Waterwayswhich will be moved into the charity sector.

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