Executive summary The need to balance the government’s books in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic can only mean one of two fiscal policies: spending restraint or tax rises. A...Click here to read more
Introduction Student loan debt ballooned to £140 billion at the end of March 2020. The government forecasts that this will reach £560 billion by the middle of this century. Combined...Click here to read more
Foreword by Douglas Carswell Do you ever get the feeling that it doesn’t really matter who you vote for because the same sort of people end up in charge?...Click here to read more
By Harry Fone, grassroots campaign manager at the TaxPayers’ Alliance The National Audit Office published its report on government procurement during the coronavirus pandemic on Wednesday. It highlights a number...Click here to read more
Kieran Neild-Ali, grassroots assistant British businesses have been dragged kicking and screaming back into a nationwide lockdown. Many shops, pubs and restaurants will sadly close their doors forever. The...Click here to read more
Duncan Simpson, research director Popular Netflix series The Crown has gripped viewers around the world. It is a homage to the life of Queen Elizabeth II, detailing the history...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