TaxPayers’ Alliance responds to chancellor’s winter economy plan

For immediate release


Responding to the chancellor’s winter economy plan, John O’Connell, chief executive of the TaxPayers' Alliance said:

“Rishi is right to take a more sustainable path in our recovery from the covid crisis.

“These measures are a better alternative to full furlough, lightening the load on hard-pressed taxpayers while allowing the economy to evolve. But ministers must not forget the other side of the ledger, and the benefits that tax cuts can bring. 

“Sensible moves, like abolishing the national insurance jobs tax, still offer the most reliable route to boosting employment and investment in the long term.”

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) fights to reform taxes, reduce spending and protect taxpayers. Find out more about the TaxPayers' Alliance at

  2. TaxPayers' Alliance's advisory council.

  3. The TaxPayers' Alliance recently released a series of tax proposals to help the economy emerge from the coronavirus crisis.

  4. The TPA also proposed 20 regulatory reforms to cut red tape and set homes and high streets free.
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