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The Folly of "Food Miles"


When terms like “fair...

11:41 AM August 01, 2007

NHS Pay- A Triumph Of Simple Shopping

Support our petition against THE pUBLIC arts centre

Wmtpapublicpetition The West Midlands TaxPayers'...

6:42 PM July 31, 2007

West Bromwich has paid the price for Sandwell Council's High Tax Policies

The West Midlands campaign launched this morning outside 'The Public' gallery in West Brom.  As one of the most scandalous...

6:38 PM July 31, 2007

Prolonging The Agony Of School

12:25 PM July 31, 2007

Quality not quantity is the way to improve education standards

Geraldine Everett, chairman of the Professional Association of Teachers, told the PAT annual conference in Harrogate:

“Here is a Government...

12:10 PM July 31, 2007

Bonuses for failing flood defence bosses should be paid back

The Telegraph has reported that despite claims that water bills would have to rise to pay for additional flood...

11:17 AM July 31, 2007

TPA Launches West Midlands Campaign



10:10 AM July 31, 2007

West Midlands Waste Dossier

This document sets out the dismal record of politicians wasting taxpayers' money in the West Midlands.

Download West Midlands Waste...

3:49 PM July 30, 2007

West Midlands Council

Our supporters include those who run businesses operating in many industry sectors...

3:34 PM July 30, 2007

Private equity firms show the need for simpler, lower taxes for all

The Taxpayers’ Alliance exists first and foremost to defend the interests and rights of ordinary hardworking taxpayers.  It is...

3:33 PM July 30, 2007

Launch Flyer

WmtpalaunchflyerThis A5 flyer sets out,...

3:31 PM July 30, 2007

NHS Pay Plan has failed

The Telegraph reports that the 'Agenda for Change' reform of NHS pay has failed to deliver improved productivity, according...

12:21 PM July 30, 2007

Limits Of Taxation Update

'Green Tokenism' - Government Cars


Car of choice for Hollywood movie stars and British civil servants

New research by the TaxPayers'...

10:58 AM July 30, 2007

Weekly Waste Round-Up 69

PFI Debt- Slightly Uncooking The Books

Thousands of patients dying thanks to poor management in the NHS

The Times reported yesterday that the National Patient Safety Agency has found that thousands are dying every year thanks...

12:04 PM July 27, 2007

Public service reform to stall - what public service reform?

An interesting article by Nicholas Timmins in the Financial Times today looks at whether public service reform will stall...

11:58 AM July 27, 2007

ID Cards: Already Burning Money

Teaching To The Test

Splish Splash Splosh!

Red Tape Industry

Non-job of the week

SmallbluebinThis week we turn our...

6:22 PM July 25, 2007

Encouraging words from Cameron on trade


For far too long...

4:17 PM July 25, 2007

Worthless government pledges to cut red tape

Last year, Gordon Brown committed the Government to reduce the total cost to businesses and charities of regulation from £20...

12:00 PM July 25, 2007

Whitehall paying over the odds for outsiders

An interesting piece by Sue Cameron in today's Financial Times reveals how outsiders recruited into the top ranks of...

11:22 AM July 25, 2007

Postman Pat-ernalism needs reform

6:33 PM July 24, 2007

More congestion...

The future may look a little brighter today for those in the West Midlands who are in opposition to costly...

6:14 PM July 24, 2007

Government doesn't have a magic wand



1:13 PM July 24, 2007

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