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.Click here to read more
Across a wide range of metrics, life in Britain has improved markedly in recent decades. Young people benefit from a wide range of products and services that have become much...Click here to read more
Today the TaxPayers’ Alliance publishes their 2018 Nanny State Rich List, revealing that hundreds of public health bosses enjoy pay packages of over £100,00. Since the TPA’s last rich list...Click here to read more
This year Public Health England has spent over £41.7 million of taxpayers money telling Brits what they can and cannot eat, drink and do in their leisure time. Using these...Click here to read more
by Harry Fone, Grassroots Campaign ManagerReaders born before 1990 will likely remember a series of adverts by the Inland Revenue (as HMRC used to be known) that professed, “Tax doesn’t...Click here to read more
by Ben Ramanauskas, Policy Analyst Parliament’s Environmental Audit Committee recently published a report on food security in the United Kingdom. It makes grim reading, highlighting a number of issues in...Click here to read more
by Ben Ramanauskas, Policy Analyst at the TaxPayers' Alliance The Consumer Electronics Show is well under way in Las Vegas. The Show will feature the latest gadgets that are set...Click here to read more