The following table lists all the known EU Quangos, together with their latest found budget, with a hyperlink to each for those interested in such things.

Quango

Budget (€m)

In Year

Agency for the Co-Operation of Energy Regulators (ACER)

€5.1

2011

Community Fisheries Control Agency (CFCA)

€11

2011

Community Plant Variety Office (CPVO)

€12.4

2011

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)

€56

2011

European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (OHSA)

€15.5

2010

European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (CEDEFOP)

€18.8

2010

European Training Foundation (ETF)

€18

2010

European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)

€71.3

2010

European Environment Agency (EEA)

€50.6

2010

European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)

€74.8

2010

European Medicines Agency (EMA)

€208.4

2010

Executive Agency for Health and Consumers (EAHC)

€6.7

2010

European Foundations for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (EUROFOUND)

€20.5

2011

European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE)

€5.9

2010

European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA)

€20.2

2011

European Asylum Support Office (EASO)

€12

2012

European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA)

€15.8

2011

European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA)

€7.9

2010

European Agency for the Operational management of Large-Scale IT Systems in the Area of Freedom Security and Justice (here)

€54

2012

European Railway Agency (ERA)

€26

2010

European Aviation Safety Agency (EVSA)

€61.8

2010

Trans European Transport Network Executive Agency (TEN-T EA)

€9.9

2011

European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA)

€54.3

2010

The European GNSS Supervisory Authority (GSA)

€15.9

2010

European union satellite Centre (EUSC)

€16.4

2010

European Defence Agency (EDA)

€29.6

2009

TOTAL

€ 898.80

The direct fiscal cost approaches €1Bn, which is a relative drop in the ocean compared with the cost of UK quangos, which is around £50Bn. However, one wonders what the cost is of all the waste, corruption and regulation that these Euro quangos inflict on us?

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