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Polling on HS2

As HS2 clears its final hurdle in Parliament, polling commissioned by the TaxPayers' Alliance shows that 84 per cent of...

12:49 PM February 20, 2017

How much could HS2 end up costing taxpayers?

Despite the huge financial risks and recurring records of failure and late delivery, large infrastructure projects are much coveted by...

12:01 AM February 20, 2017

Cardiff raise Council Tax by 3.7%

Council Tax has been a burden on thousands of families throughout Cardiff, with taxpayers from all walks of life seeing...

11:08 AM February 10, 2017

A dedicated 'NHS' tax

Sky News have commissioned a poll that says 2/3 people would be willing to pay more income tax if...

9:34 AM February 09, 2017

Hodge-Bodge: Surrey County Council’s Referendum Farce

Two days ago, I attended Surrey’s County Council’s debate on their proposed Council Tax referendum. According to Council Leader David...

9:10 AM February 09, 2017

Making the taxman work for the taxpayer


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In 2010 the former Chancellor, George Osborne, called the tax system...

2:02 PM February 08, 2017

Making the taxman work for the taxpayer

This is a guest post written for the TaxPayers' Alliance by Dominic Raab MP.

The UK tax code is too...

11:06 AM February 08, 2017

TaxPayers' Alliance welcomes Surrey County Council's decision to back down from a 15% Council Tax hike

TaxPayers' Alliance welcomes Surrey County Council's decision to back down from a 15% Council Tax hike 

  • Decision...

2:27 PM February 07, 2017

Margaret Hodge's book on government waste: 'Called to Account'

Margaret Hodge MP, former Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee and vocal critic of government waste, has published a new...

5:43 PM February 01, 2017

Dame Margaret Hodge speaks to the TPA's John O'Connell about her new book

Last night saw our first major event of the year, with Rt Hon Dame Margaret Hodge MP speaking to John...

11:20 AM January 31, 2017


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