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David's Views: Regional Government

Britain is unique in the world in not having regional government and the government is unique in Britain in not having a full regional structure like other national organisations.

What we do have in the country is a large number of unelected unaccountable quangos. The danger with adding regional government is that you add another layer of government without reforming the other layers and that you do not reduce the number and scope of quangos.

So my views are:

Why make these changes:

The bottom line:

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Glossary

quango - (quasi non-governmental organisation) - is an organisation which is established by government, financed by government, to consider a subject of public importance, but which is acts independent from the government and so is not directly accountable to the public.