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Responding to Sir Keir Starmer’s speech marking four years since the 2019 election, John O’Connell, chief executive of the TaxPayers' Alliance, said:
“Starmer is right to talk of a hard road ahead, given the tax burden is still heading for a record high.
“Households are paying through the nose for a state that increasingly can’t do the basics, while struggling to keep pace with persistent inflation driven by excesses of a gluttonous government unable to put down their taxpayer-funded chequebook.
“If politicians want to lift the weight on working people, they have to abandon the moribund model of tax and spend and go for long-term sustainable growth.”
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Media Campaign Manager, TaxPayers' Alliance
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