Press releases

TaxPayers' Alliance responds to Brexit Party 'contract' launch

An online sales tax would hurt those struggling with the cost of living, says TaxPayers' Alliance    For immediate release Responding to the launch of the Brexit Party 'contract', John O'Connell, chief executive of the TaxPayers' Alliance, said: "Whether or not they call it a manifesto, some of the policies announced by... Read more...

TaxPayers' Alliance responds to Labour manifesto launch

TaxPayers' Alliance say trapping typical taxpayers in a life of state dependency and placing huge tax bills on the unborn is “morally repugnant” For immediate release Responding to the launch of the Labour manifesto, John O'Connell, chief executive of the TaxPayers' Alliance said: “This manifesto shows that many politicians either do not... Read more...

TaxPayers' Alliance says some Lib Dem ideas straight from cloud cuckoo land

For immediate release Responding to the launch of the Liberal Democrat manifesto, James Roberts, political director of the TaxPayers' Alliance, said: "While the Lib Dems should be applauded for at least attempting to balance the books, some of these ideas are straight from cloud cuckoo land.  “The commitment to reducing our... Read more...

TaxPayers’ Alliance slams leaked HS2 stitch up

For Immediate Release Commenting on the leaked report from the independent review into HS2, Harry Fone, Grassroots Campaign Manager at the TaxPayers' Alliance, said: "If these reports are true, this review is in danger of becoming a one-sided stitch up, resorting to old red herrings to keep plans to push... Read more...

TaxPayers' Alliance reveals University Rich List

Embargoed: 00:01 Thursday 3rd October  With students starting their university terms, the TaxPayers' Alliance (TPA) has today revealed that there was an average of 3,615 staff at British universities taking home over £100,000 each year between 2016 and 2018.  The University of Edinburgh had the most high earners, reporting that 335 staff received over £100,000 in... Read more...