Introduction Over the last 25 years, public sector workers have remained more likely to take sickness leave than those in the private sector. This has been the case every year...Click here to read more
Background NHS England had operating expenditure of £125 billion in 2019-20. The majority of NHS England’s budget goes on staffing, medical equipment and pharmaceuticals. But there is still an enormous...Click here to read more
Introduction Automation in the police involves making it more efficient, allowing officers to complete paperwork quicker and return to frontline policing, and new technologies that can enhance the police’s ability...Click here to read more
by Benjamin Elks, fundraising, operations and events assistant For many people, pensions aren’t worth worrying about until they’re nearing retirement. A focus on their careers, saving to buy a home...Click here to read more
The Westminster bubble is predictably outraged this morning by Boris Johnson’s suggestion that the civil service will need to reduce in size by around 90,000 roles over the next two...Click here to read more
by James Roberts, political director at the TaxPayers’ Alliance In March Rishi Sunak, committed to crackdown on wasteful spending across Whitehall by cutting £5.5 billion worth of waste. Billions...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