TaxPayers’ Alliance responds to 4.8 per cent GDP growth

For immediate release


Responding to the Office for National Statistics (ONS) 2021 first quarterly estimate figures John O’Connell, chief executive of the TaxPayers' Alliance, said:

“These figures show promising signs of recovery.

“But we are not out of the woods yet and bumper growth is needed to tackle the colossal cost of covid.

“The chancellor must focus on stimulating the economy by committing to tax cuts, eliminating red tape and supporting taxpayers and businesses.”



TPA spokesmen are available for live and pre-recorded broadcast interviews via 07795 084 113 (no texts)

Media contact:

Danielle Boxall
Media Campaign Manager, TaxPayers' Alliance
[email protected]
24-hour media hotline: 07795 084 113 (no texts)


Notes to editors:

  1. Founded in 2004 by Matthew Elliott and Andrew Allum, the TaxPayers' Alliance (TPA) campaigns to reform taxes and public services, cut waste and speak up for British taxpayers. Find out more at

  2. TaxPayers' Alliance's advisory council.
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