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Quangos to go under Tory rule

TORY leader David Cameron said yesterday that he could abolish some quasi-autonomous non-government organisations (quangos) and curb the powers and budgets of others, should his party come to power.<br /><br />In a speech to the think-tank Reform about reforming quangos &ndash; such as communications regulator Ofcom &ndash; Cameron said he had ordered the shadow cabinet to review all such bodies within its portfolio.<br /><br />Cameron said &ldquo;too many state actions&rdquo; are decided by these non-elected bodies, and that ministers need to take back responsibility.