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Lisa Jardine of HFEA quango: 'We will hold the line'

Proposals to abolish 180 quangos and merge a further 124 have been seen by the BBC's Politics Show.

The plans could save tens of millions of pounds but would also mean the loss of thousands of jobs.

One of the organisations on the list is the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority.

The Authority's chairwoman Lisa Jardine has given her reaction to the leak.

  • 24 Sep 2010