TaxPayers’ Alliance responds to inflation at 9.4 per cent

For immediate release


Responding to the Office for National Statistics' (ONS) latest data showing CPI at 9.4 per cent in June, John O’Connell, chief executive of the TaxPayers' Alliance, said:

“Soaring inflation is squeezing households’ budgets and businesses’ balance sheets.

“But taxes remain the single biggest bill families and firms face, and rising rates are compounding the cost of living crisis. 

“Ministers should remember that the best way to help taxpayers is by putting money back into peoples’ pockets through targeted tax cuts.” 


TPA spokespeople 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.

  3. The TaxPayers’ Alliance has previously proposed cutting VAT and income tax, and scrapping the national insurance rise as part of a £56 billion growth boost package.
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