ref date:9 Apr 2000 (WBA)
Regional development authorities Labour nests - official.
Tim Loughton (Tory MP) said "We know that Labour has stuffed the health service with
incompetent Labour cronies. Now John Prescott is
rewarding his friends in local government with lucrative
positions on these regional quangos."
Of the 46 authority members who declare a political or union
affiliation, 66% are linked to Labour, 17% to the Lib Dems, 13%
to the Tories and 4% to the unions.