- 43 quango officials are paid more than the First Minister
- 132 – enough to fill the Scottish Parliament – are paid more than a Cabinet Secretary
- Over 200 are paid more than a government Minister
- Nearly 700 are paid more than an MSP
- Reform Scotland believes all quangos, with the exception of tribunals, should either become fully independent of government, or have their functions transferred to existing government departments
Link to full briefing below.