A committee made up of unelected people aimed to represent the interests of the people. The members are usually made up of people who have supported the political parties in power. Their decisions often reflect their own personal interests.

QuaNGO

QuaNGO is an Acronym, standing for Quasi Autonomous Non Governmental Organisation.

What this means is that while the organisation is funded by the government and may have its leader appointed by the government, it is independant and free to make its own decisions and policies.

A good example is English Heritage. EH is an organisation set up to protect and keep for the nation heritage related property in England and Wales. All of EH's funds and its Leader are given to it by the British Government. However that is where the government's influence stops and EH is free to persue its own policies.

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