Introduction The BBC has held a privileged role in the British television, radio and online landscape over many years, dominating the media environment. While alternative media platforms provide content that...Click here to read more
Introduction Membership of trade unions, for both public and private sector workers, has been declining for many years: 23.5 per cent were members in 2019. In the public sector, it...Click here to read more
The TaxPayers' Alliance submitted to the Integrated Review of Security Defence, Development and Foreign Policy on 11th September 2020. Read the submission in full.Click here to read more
By Duncan Simpson, research director of the TaxPayers’ Alliance First, the schools shut up shop. Then came the exams fiasco. The last thing worried parents needed this summer was...Click here to read more
by Joe Ventre, digital campaign manager at the TaxPayers’ Alliance This crisis has confirmed many home truths. Always wash your hands. You can always trust the government to waste...Click here to read more
by Kieran Neild, grassroots assistant at the TaxPayers' Alliance The TPA has tirelessly campaigned to cut back the quangocracy. We recognise that quangos are unaccountable, a burden to the...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