We clearly do not have sufficient scientific understanding of the factors affecting the scale of activity of different types of non-departmental public body
to make reliable predictions.
Remploy is a non-departmental public body
which receives an annual Government grant of pounds 111m.
The Commission for Patient and Public Involvement in Health was set up in January 2003 as an independent, non-departmental public body
, sponsored by the Department of Health to ensure the public is involved in decision- making on health services.
In his reply, George Howarth, the Home Office minister responsible for gambling, said: "The Horserace Totalisator Board is a non-departmental public body
whose members are appointed by the Home Secretary.
TPAS is an executive non-departmental public body
of the Department for Work & Pensions.