In a statement to the newspaper he said:
"I am having a long, hard look at every quango in this field.
"Those that are wasteful or fail to offer the public any benefit face the chop"
Agencies targeted include the Tenant Services Authority after it paid almost £100,000 in lobbying fees and £3500 on branded carrier bags. In total the TSA has received £38million but sorted just twelve complaints in its first year.
Mr Shapps went on to say:
"I can’t see how this waste of taxpayers’ cash benefits social tenants."
The Homes and Communities Agency is also under fire for spending nearly £33,000 sending seven staff to the French Riviera for a conference.
Other announcements are expected to include a freeze on council tax and a rise in capital gains tax although amidst a huge backlash this is likely to be tapered.
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