The TaxPayers' Alliance Blog

Clause and effect – how to prevent government contracts from going wrong

Rousseau’s Social Contract may have seen man as being everywhere in chains, but many of the state’s contracts with private...

1:52 PM January 17, 2017

We're hiring a Campaign Manager - Digital

Our campaigns team are recruiting.

11:37 AM January 16, 2017

Increases in precepts are not the answer

In 15th December last year, the government announced that councils would be allowed to raise the social care precept by...

3:30 PM January 13, 2017

We must all stand up for a free press

The public consultation on the introduction of section 40 of the Crime and Courts Act closes on 10th January. Writers...

10:39 AM January 06, 2017

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Our research team are recruiting.

12:52 PM January 05, 2017

Are rail fares too high?

Rail fares increased this morning, prompting outrage from unions. The average fare will increase by 2.3 per cent with regulated...

3:38 PM January 03, 2017

NHS Machines: the utilisation of high-value capital equipment at NHS Trusts

6:00 AM December 31, 2016

Whitehall needs to spend more wisely on consultants

From our Thunderer in The Times (Thursday 22 December) - our Chief Executive John O'Connell on the need for...

9:03 AM December 22, 2016

Hitting families with 6% council tax rise will not solve our social care crisis

Responding to the news that ministers have approved a 6 per cent rise in council tax to fund social care,...

10:35 AM December 14, 2016

Decentralise the tax system to meet future funding challenges

The government is reportedly considering plans to permit English local authorities to increase Council Tax to ease funding pressures on...

2:17 PM December 12, 2016

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