Introduction Determining remuneration levels for all 5.7 million public sector jobs 1 is a complex, centralised process. Pay review boards – with ministerial approval – determine salaries for millions of...Click here to read more
Introduction Trade union representatives have been entitled to take time off to carry out union ‘duties’ since the Employment Protection Act of 1975. Under the same legislation, they are also...Click here to read more
Background: Following the vote of no confidence in the prime minister on 6 June 2022, calls have been made for the government to introduce a change in economic and fiscal...Click here to read more
By Harry Fone, grassroots campaign manager at the TaxPayers’ Alliance The cost of living crisis shows no signs of abating. Millions of households across the country are facing rising bills....Click here to read more
By Tom Ryan, researcher Back in May 2020, at the dawn of the coronavirus pandemic, TPA researcher Scott Simmonds wrote that “instead of focusing on the more important remit...Click here to read more
There’s been a big (Twitter) row about the policy of regional pay bargaining, which we detailed at the weekend. It was initially adopted by Liz Truss’ leadership campaign, who now...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