TaxPayers' Alliance responds to the Oakervee Review into HS2

For immediate release Responding to the review's recommendation that the HS2 project continue, John O'Connell, chief executive of the TaxPayers’ Alliance, said:  "Being forced to come clean on the real financial and...

Nanny State Rich List 2020

TaxPayers' Alliance reveals nanny state mandarins' massive pay packets Embargoed: 00:01 Sunday 05 January The TaxPayers' Alliance today releases the Nanny State Rich List, which reveals the remarkable scale of...

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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