The TaxPayers' Alliance Blog

New controversy around UK Inheritance tax

Earlier today, an article published in the Telegraph highlighted a number of new controversies surrounding the topic UK’s inheritance...

10:58 AM July 26, 2016

NHS Medical Blunder Pot Doubles to £56bn

The NHS faces a compensation time bomb as provisions for hospital clinical negligence claims have almost doubled since last year...

1:31 PM July 25, 2016

Tax changes will increase rents for tenants

A new report from the TaxPayers' Alliance calls on the government to undertake real reform to tackle the housing shortage in the...

12:03 AM July 25, 2016

Taxing tenants: How taxes on landlords end up hitting tenants

The housing crisis has prompted the government to take a number of policy decisions aimed at making it easier for...

12:01 AM July 25, 2016

TaxPayers' Alliance slams Welsh Government's waste of taxpayers' money on Victoria's Secret and iTunes

Reacting to the news that the Welsh Government wasted taxpayers' on ludicrous items such as luxury yachtwear and shopping at Victoria's...

2:14 PM July 22, 2016

Council’s recycling plan turns out to be rubbish

On the 4th July, Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council introduced a new £2.4 million recycling service. The vehicles bought would have enabled...

11:09 AM July 22, 2016

Policy Victory: NHS 'ghost patients'

In response to a written question from Valerie Vaz MP in 2013, health minister Norman Lamb revealed that in 2012...

10:49 AM July 20, 2016

When it comes to Trident, value for money is still important

With a vote on the principle of renewal of Trident set to take place in Parliament today, it is essential...

4:46 PM July 18, 2016

Abolition of Departments of BIS and ECC

Prime Minister Theresa May set out her stall yesterday by merging two Whitehall departments into a giant new office that...

1:46 PM July 15, 2016

SSRO's proposals encouraging for taxpayer

In 2014/15, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) placed new contracts worth £11.5 billion. Of these, £5.4 billion were “single source”...

11:52 AM July 12, 2016


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