TaxPayers' Alliance tells government it needs to "get to grips with the scale of the challenge ahead" on HS2

For immediate release Responding to confirmation that the government will proceed with HS2, Harry Fone, grassroots campaign manager at the TaxPayers' Alliance said: "This announcement is a massive blow to...

HS2 decision leaves "no light at the end of the tunnel" for taxpayers, says TPA

For immediate release Responding to reports the government has decided to proceed with HS2, Harry Fone grassroots campaign manager at the TaxPayers' Alliance said: "This announcement is a massive blow...

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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