Research papers

Town Hall Rich List 2009

The third Town Hall Rich List provides details of over 1000 local authority employees with remuneration packages of at least £100,000 for the periods 2006-07 and 2007-08, including 16 earning more than the Prime Minister. Read more...

Reforming EU Development Assistance

The report sets out detailed proposals for reforming EU development assistance in order to ensure transparency and accountability and put an end to abuse of European taxpayers' money.  Read more...

Council Spending Uncovered: Town Hall Rich List 2009

The fourth part of the CSU series (and third edition of our annual Town Hall Rich List) provides details of over 1000 local authority employees with remuneration packages of at least £100,000 for the periods 2007-08 and 200809, including 16 earning more than the Prime Minister.  Read more...

Hate Education

The report sets out how £100 million of British taxpayers' money supports hate education in the Palestinian territories.  Read more...

Council Spending Uncovered: Pensions

The third part of the CSU series provides details on how councils spend a fifth of council tax on pensions in 2007-08 and how thousands of councillors are on the local government pension scheme.  Read more...