One in five universities pay for vice-chancellors' gas-guzzlers

Embargoed 00:01 Thursday 28 May  At a time of student anger over poor value for money, the TaxPayers' Alliance (TPA) today reveals that 29 British universities (roughly 1 in 5) spent £702,057 on...

Chancellor must not try to "tax away a fiscal deficit driven by the deepest slump in living memory"

For immediate release   Responding to the Office for National Statistics' release of the public sector finance statistics for April, John O'Connell, chief executive of the TaxPayers' Alliance, said: "Government borrowing...

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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