TaxPayers’ Alliance responds to Croydon Council declaring bankruptcy

For immediate release


Responding to the Section 114 notice issued by Croydon Council, Elliot Keck, investigations campaign manager of the TaxPayers' Alliance, said:

“Residents are tired of the rank incompetence of Croydon Council.

“The failure to get finances under control will cause yet more misery for taxpayers, who have seen the council throw cash down the drain despite its ongoing budgetary woes.

“The government should ensure that any request for funds includes a clear plan to rein in wasteful spending ”


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


Media contact:

Elliot Keck
Investigations 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.

  3. TPA research previously revealed that the former chief executive of Croydon council received £613,895 in total remuneration in 2020-21. This included a loss of office payment of £144,356, pension strain payment of £292,851, salary of £151,474 and a pension contribution of £25,214.
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