- Nearly £12bn of Scottish Government money is paid to quangos
- That’s 34% of the Scottish Government’s budget of£34.7bn
- Of the 72 quangos where a salary range was provided, 19 Chief executives earned as much as or more than the First Minister
- Reform Scotland believes all quangos, with the exception of tribunals, should either become fully independence of government, or have their functions transferred to existing government departments
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