The TaxPayers' Alliance Blog

The Bumper Book of Government Waste

Bbogw_anim Welcome to the world of waste. You...

2:51 PM May 25, 2007

Whitehall pensions

This report lists details of 100 civil servants with pension pots of over £500,000.

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2:49 PM May 25, 2007

The Political Payroll

The taxpayer funds an increasingly large army of government political appointees.  This report investigates some of the salaries we're paying.


2:48 PM May 25, 2007

The Case Against Taxpayer Funded Parties

The case against political parties being bailed out by the taxpayer.


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2:46 PM May 25, 2007

Life is easier in the public sector

This report shows how working life is easier in the public sector than the private sector - more pay, fewer...

2:40 PM May 25, 2007

Councillors' allowances

Councillors' allowances up again, and the best place to be a councillor.


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2:02 PM May 25, 2007

Today Programme balance

This note presents the results of 4 days of analysis of the bigger government/smaller government balance on the Today Programme...

1:55 PM May 25, 2007

The public see the continuing problems with public services

An FT Harris poll confirms that most people see little improvement since 1997 in schools or hospitals....

10:47 AM May 25, 2007

Better Government Position Paper

In this document Patrick Barbour discusses the problems created by the present system of government and the principles by which...

10:38 AM May 25, 2007

Better Government Opening Press Release

This press release outlines the problems the Better Government campaign seeks to address and sets out the results of an...

10:37 AM May 25, 2007


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