Reported in the Western Mail (p1, May 10), Hugh Roberts said the new Welsh Office ministerial team was 'committed to making all the mechanisms for delivering services to the public more accountable and democratic.'
It was too early to finger specific quangos for change, he said.
Land Authority for Wales chief executive Bernard Ryan said not all appointees were 'Tory placemen', and his own board included Labour council leaders.
-- see 'Welsh Assembly to curb quangos' story. LGCNet (LGC category, 8 May).