TaxPayers’ Alliance responds to transparency issues with South Cambridgeshire’s four-day week trial

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Responding to revelations of South Cambridgeshire District Council failing to publish data or produce a business case for the four-day week trial, Elliot Keck, head of campaigns of the TaxPayers' Alliance, said:

“South Cambridgeshire residents are being let down by this reckless and unfair trial. 

“Opaque decision-making has made it increasingly clear to taxpayers that this experiment should never have been sanctioned in the first place.

“The council must surely call time on this farce and stop the clock off once and for all.”


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

Media contact:

Joanna Marchong
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. The TPA is running a campaign to Stop the Clock Off.

  4. TPA research suggests that a four-day week, if implemented across the public sector, would cost £30bn in lost working time alone.
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