Events

Bath Action Day on the Clean Air Zone

TPA staff and supporters rallied in Bath ahead of a special cabinet meeting on proposals for a clean air zone tax. We were there to highlight our latest research showing that instead of an ineffective tax on lorries, coaches and minibuses, greater emphasis should be placed on improving the region's... Read more...

Cardiff Action Day

The TPA were back in Wales this weekend, Cardiff to be precise, where we joined TPA coordinator Lee Canning to campaign against the 4.5 per cent rise in council tax. Sadly, this is yet another example of a council unable to gets its spending under control and then pleading poverty.... Read more...

Brecon Action Day

The TPA visited Brecon to campaign against a proposed 12 per cent rise in council tax by Powys County Council (PCC). Residents in a Band D property will pay an additional £175 in tax for 2019-20 and we argued that is far too high. Read more...

Lecture at the University of Essex

We had the pleasure of speaking to students at the University of Essex in Colchester about the work of the TaxPayers' Alliance. Discussion ranged from the sugar tax to whether or not the government should implement universal basic income. It was great to see so many young people passionate about... Read more...

Mansfield Action Day

It was brought to our attention by a supporter that Mansfield District Council will be investing £55 million of borrowed money in commercial property. We have previously written about why such 'investments' are a bad idea. If they make a loss then taxpayers are on the hook for paying off... Read more...

Basildon Business Expo 2018

We held a stall at the Basildon Business Expo organised by the Essex Chambers of Commercem where we met with local business people and discussed the work of the TPA. Read more...