The TaxPayers' Alliance Blog

Millions might have been wasted for nothing on Garden Bridge

Today the National Audit Office published its findings from its investigation into the Department for Transport’s grant of £30...

3:38 PM October 11, 2016

The per person spending factbook

The Government is spending over £770 billion of taxpayers' money this year, more that ever before.

The TaxPayers' Alliance's per...

9:40 AM October 06, 2016

Think Tent 2016 at Conservative Party Conference

Heading to Conservative Party Conference this year? Join us, alongside the IEA and the Free Enterprise Group, at our Think...

2:56 PM September 29, 2016

Corbyn announces "prospectus for poverty, unemployment, debt and recession"

Responding to the speech by Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn today at Labour Party Conference, John O'Connell, Chief Executive of the TaxPayers'...

4:10 PM September 28, 2016

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 Desmond...

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

Responding to the decision to go ahead with Hinkley Point, John O'Connell, Chief Executive of the TaxPayers' Alliance, said:

"It's deeply...

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


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