Overview: While all businesses have been affected to some extent by covid-19, some of the worst hit have been the pubs, restaurants, cafes, bars, and hotels that make up the...Click here to read more
Introduction Town Hall Rich List 2021 marks the 14th version of this list, first compiled in 2007. For the past 14 years the TaxPayers’ Alliance has assembled the most comprehensive...Click here to read more
Introduction With Scottish independence now back on the table, Scottish taxpayers will be wondering what impact such a move could have on the country’s fiscal position. The Scottish government’s...Click here to read more
By Danielle Boxall, media campaign manager Fancy a change of career or looking for new opportunities? Why not join the public sector? According to the Office for National...Click here to read more
The beginning of this month brought the release of Town Hall Rich List 2021; our yearly publication in which we reveal the sheer scale of the pay, perks, payouts and...Click here to read more
By Darwin Friend, policy analyst The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has released the most recent statistics on the UK’s public sector finances. They illustrate the economic costs of...Click here to read more
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