Town Hall Rich List 2021: 2,802 staff received more than £100,000 despite deeply unpopular council tax rises

Embargoed: 00:01 Wednesday 7 April 2021   Town Hall Rich List 2021 finds the number of officials receiving more than £100,000 went up to 2,802 by the onset of the...

ANALYSIS: TaxPayers’ Alliance finds council tax has more than doubled in 20 years

Embargoed: 00:01 Sunday 28 March 2021   Council tax has increased by 111 per cent since 2001-02, taking the highest band D bills to well over £2,200. Liverpool will have...

About the Taxpayers’ Alliance

We explain the benefits of a low tax economy and give taxpayers a voice in the corridors of power

The TaxPayers’ Alliance (TPA) was launched by Matthew Elliott and Andrew Allum in early 2004 to speak for ordinary taxpayers fed up with government waste, increasing taxation, and a lack of transparency in all levels of government.

No party was standing up for taxpayers and nearly all politicians were committed to bigger government, higher spending and secretive deals behind closed doors.

The TPA sought to challenge this status quo. The United States, Germany, France and Italy all had groups dedicated to defending taxpayers against new taxes, exposing waste and putting forward the case for spending restraint. The TPA was set up to ensure that British taxpayers were no longer ignored by politicians.

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