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The Greater London Authority should reconsider the Garden Bridge scheme

Today the Mayor of London announced a formal inquiry into the controversial Garden Bridge, which requires £60m of taxpayer’s...

2:08 PM September 22, 2016

A debate on the United Kingdom's approach to foreign aid - BBC Radio 4

Yesterday I debated the United Kingdom's approach to foreign aid on the BBC Radio 4 PM programme against Sir...

5:12 PM September 15, 2016

New Commons report shows the need to scrap HS2

Yesterday the House of Commons Committee of Public Accounts published the latest report on the preparations for the High...

Hinkley Point combines huge risk with spectacularly bad value for money

Hinkley Point combines huge risk with spectacularly bad value for money, says TPA

Responding to the...

11:39 AM September 15, 2016

New figures show why it is time to drop the regressive Sugar Tax

Responding to new data published today in the National Diet and Nutrition Survey (NDNS), the TaxPayers' Alliance is calling on...

10:53 AM September 09, 2016

The rewards-for-failure culture persists in the NHS and must be stamped out

Reacting to the story that Katrina Percy is to be moved into a new job, with less responsibility,...

12:02 PM September 08, 2016

Grassroots campaigning - sign up today

 

The recent EU referendum was a seismic event for several reasons. Importantly, it proved that a genuine...

12:05 PM September 06, 2016

People are NOT happy to pay more taxes

Politicians on the left often talk about how happy people are to pay taxes. Half of voters have...

12:22 PM September 02, 2016

Lifetime tax 2016

For many years, politicians have cited the high cost of living in the UK as a major challenge in need...

1:00 AM August 29, 2016

Average household will pay £826,030 in taxes over a lifetime

New research from the TaxPayers' Alliance (TPA) reveals that the total amount of tax paid by the average household increased...

12:01 AM August 29, 2016


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