Farewell

November 11, 2010 4:23 PM

Well, after three and a half years at the TPA, today I’m moving on to pastures new.


The campaign has certainly evolved a great deal since I came on board to launch the West Midlands branch back in 2007, and I feel hugely privileged to have played some small part in its many successes. I’m also immensely proud of the fantastic work my colleagues have done to highlight government waste and publicise the low tax cause. People are really listening to the TPA, and that’s no small achievement.


My time with the campaign has been incredibly varied and hugely enjoyable. From appearing on national television to petitioning in the rain; from riding in the cab of our enormous Debt Clock Truck to after dinner speaking; from brandishing a placard outside Downing Street to meeting with politicians – the learning curve has been steep, every week has been different and I’ll certainly take with me some very fond memories. Birmingham Action Day2


I have two big thank yous to make really, the first being to the TPA staff, all of whom are dedicated, formidably bright and fantastically supportive. The team have always been on hand with valuable help and guidance, particularly during the three years I spent up in the West Midlands and that’s something I’ve always appreciated. It’s been a pleasure working with such committed people and I’ve no doubt that the future is bright for the TPA with such capable hands at the helm.


My second thank you is to our supporters and activists, a varied collection of individuals who’ve really made the job worthwhile. You’ve sometimes challenged, often amazed and have always been an inspiration in terms of your belief in the cause and willingness to help in any possible way. I salute you all, and thank you for keeping faith in our young team and the work we do. I know you’ll continue to be the motivation for the TPA going forward.


I wish the campaign every success in the future, and know that it’ll continue to make an impact. In a country with an enormous national debt, where many families are struggling to make ends meet and businesses are finding it difficult to create much-needed jobs, no-one should underestimate the value of the work the TPA do, calling for more money to be spent not by the Government, but by those who earn it and need it.


Well, after three and a half years at the TPA, today I’m moving on to pastures new.


The campaign has certainly evolved a great deal since I came on board to launch the West Midlands branch back in 2007, and I feel hugely privileged to have played some small part in its many successes. I’m also immensely proud of the fantastic work my colleagues have done to highlight government waste and publicise the low tax cause. People are really listening to the TPA, and that’s no small achievement.


My time with the campaign has been incredibly varied and hugely enjoyable. From appearing on national television to petitioning in the rain; from riding in the cab of our enormous Debt Clock Truck to after dinner speaking; from brandishing a placard outside Downing Street to meeting with politicians – the learning curve has been steep, every week has been different and I’ll certainly take with me some very fond memories. Birmingham Action Day2


I have two big thank yous to make really, the first being to the TPA staff, all of whom are dedicated, formidably bright and fantastically supportive. The team have always been on hand with valuable help and guidance, particularly during the three years I spent up in the West Midlands and that’s something I’ve always appreciated. It’s been a pleasure working with such committed people and I’ve no doubt that the future is bright for the TPA with such capable hands at the helm.


My second thank you is to our supporters and activists, a varied collection of individuals who’ve really made the job worthwhile. You’ve sometimes challenged, often amazed and have always been an inspiration in terms of your belief in the cause and willingness to help in any possible way. I salute you all, and thank you for keeping faith in our young team and the work we do. I know you’ll continue to be the motivation for the TPA going forward.


I wish the campaign every success in the future, and know that it’ll continue to make an impact. In a country with an enormous national debt, where many families are struggling to make ends meet and businesses are finding it difficult to create much-needed jobs, no-one should underestimate the value of the work the TPA do, calling for more money to be spent not by the Government, but by those who earn it and need it.


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