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express
EU students leave UK taxpayers £89MILLION bill by fleeing without paying tuition fees TAXPAYERS are having to pick up the price for EU students studying in Britain
EU students leave UK taxpayers £89MILLION bill by fleeing without paying tuition fees
express / Posted yesterday
TAXPAYERS are having to pick up the price for EU students studying in Britain – as more than 10,000 return home with unpaid tuition fees. Taxpayers face a £89m... Read more
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Reuters
Campaigner confident anti-elite winds will deliver Brexitbased on all the polling we're getting," he said. A libertarian who came to pr
Campaigner confident anti-elite winds will deliver Brexit
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
based on all the polling we're getting," he said. A libertarian who came to prominence as a campaigner since founding the TaxPayers’ Alliance pressure group in 2004, Elliott admits he is thrilled to be at the center of what he says is the world's... Read more
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Weston Mercury
‘Expensive’ supply teachers in districtteacher vacancy rate is 0.3 per cent and has remained around or below one per c
‘Expensive’ supply teachers in district
Weston Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
teacher vacancy rate is 0.3 per cent and has remained around or below one per cent for the past 15 years.” Pressure group TaxPayers’ Alliance highlighted its concern about the ‘continuity’ of changing teachers. Harry Davis, campaign manager of... Read more
2d
express
Network Rail staff spend OVER £600k a year on FLIGHTS2019, raising “serious questions about its ability to deliver future projects”.
Network Rail staff spend OVER £600k a year on FLIGHTS
express / Posted 2 days ago
2019, raising “serious questions about its ability to deliver future projects”. Harry Davis, the campaign manager at the TaxPayers’ Alliance, said: “Hard-pressed commuters who struggle in to work every day on expensive, overcrowded trains will be... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Secret finale to be screened on day after 25th anniversary of murders of Trevor Buchanan and Lesley Howell James Nesbitt in The SecretActors portraying them in a court scene from the T
Secret finale to be screened on day after 25th anniversary of murders of Trevor Buchanan and Lesley Howell
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
James Nesbitt in The SecretActors portraying them in a court scene from the TV dramaThe explicit scenesA scene from the controversial ITV... Read more
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4d
express
Crackdown on staggering £3.1bn benefit fraud could CLEAR NHS debtout £580m alone through claimants’ failure to declare earnings and employment.
Crackdown on staggering £3.1bn benefit fraud could CLEAR NHS debt
express / Posted 4 days ago
out £580m alone through claimants’ failure to declare earnings and employment. Jonathan Isaby, chief executive of the TaxPayers’ Alliance said: “The welfare system remains dogged by complexity and we can see the authorities are still losing... Read more
5d
Bolton News
REVEALED: The two councillors who help set council tax - but were summonsed to court for not paying itTWO councillors were summonsed to court for not paying their council tax, The B
REVEALED: The two councillors who help set council tax - but were summonsed to court for not paying it
Bolton News / Posted 5 days ago
TWO councillors were summonsed to court for not paying their council tax, The Bury Times can reveal. Labour Cllr Rachel Skillen and Conservative Cllr Michael Hankey, who help determine council tax rates, both fell behind on their payments in the... Read more
5d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Feeney falls foul of the politics of negative gearing David Feeney is fully entitled to negatively gear his property. What's not cl
Feeney falls foul of the politics of negative gearing
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
David Feeney is fully entitled to negatively gear his property. What's not clear - and what should concern voters - is why he and Labor want to prevent others from doing exactly what he does,... Read more
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SKY News
Wednesday's National Newspaper Front Pages:: Financial Times Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has promised to delive
Wednesday's National Newspaper Front Pages
SKY News / Posted 5 days ago
:: Financial Times Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has promised to deliver a fresh round of tax cuts if he is returned to power in next month's elections. A mother has been jailed for life over the stabbing deaths of her two daughters. The... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Sugar tax to come into effect in 2018 The sugar tax was unveiled by George Osborne as part of the Budget in March
Sugar tax to come into effect in 2018
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
The sugar tax was unveiled by George Osborne as part of the Budget in March A sugar tax that could hit drinks such as Coca-Cola, Pepsi and Red Bull will come into force from 2018. The tax, unveiled by George... Read more
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8d
express
How EU dishes out £500m of YOUR cash in 'AID' to paradise islandsREVEALED: The European Union is handing out hundreds of millions of pounds in
How EU dishes out £500m of YOUR cash in 'AID' to paradise islands
express / Posted 8 days ago
REVEALED: The European Union is handing out hundreds of millions of pounds in 'aid' to exotic Caribbean getaways favoured by the rich and famous, the Express can reveal. The EU is... Read more
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Evening Standard
Cash-strapped council splashes out £3m on award-winning architectsA cash-strapped east London council is forking out nearly £3 million in fees on
Cash-strapped council splashes out £3m on award-winning architects
Evening Standard / Posted 9 days ago
A cash-strapped east London council is forking out nearly £3 million in fees on an award-winning architecture firm for a new civic centre, new figures reveal. Tower Hamlets, faced with making £59m in savings over the next four years, has contracted... Read more
9d
express
The BBC will get a staggering £40 BILLION of taxpayers' cash under new charter£1billion. A Government survey found 31 per cent of viewers wanted the licence
The BBC will get a staggering £40 BILLION of taxpayers' cash under new charter
express / Posted 9 days ago
£1billion. A Government survey found 31 per cent of viewers wanted the licence fee reduced. Jonathan Isaby at the TaxPayers’ Alliance called the fee “arcane”. He added: “Surely the time has come to explore a new, fairer funding.” A BBC... Read more
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Daily Star
NHS spends record £3.9m of taxpayer’s money on pills for alcoholics£167million. GETTY BATTLE OF THE BULGE: £15m was spent helping overweight peop
NHS spends record £3.9m of taxpayer’s money on pills for alcoholics
Daily Star / Posted 9 days ago
£167million. GETTY BATTLE OF THE BULGE: £15m was spent helping overweight people Jonathan Isaby, chief executive of the TaxPayers’ Alliance, said: “People should be expected to take responsibility for their own health as far as possible and... Read more
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express
£1.4m bid to encourage recycling 'FAILED to reduce rubbish landfill levels' A BID backed by £1.4million of taxpayers' cash to reward people for recycling
£1.4m bid to encourage recycling 'FAILED to reduce rubbish landfill levels'
express / Posted 10 days ago
A BID backed by £1.4million of taxpayers' cash to reward people for recycling more failed to achieve a big reduction in the amount of rubbish sent to landfill, a study has... Read more
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express
TV licence fee payers are being ‘let down’ as stars’ salaries stay secret from taxpayersit will have to publish details of anyone it pays more than director general Lo
TV licence fee payers are being ‘let down’ as stars’ salaries stay secret from taxpayers
express / Posted 11 days ago
it will have to publish details of anyone it pays more than director general Lord Hall’s salary of £450,000 a year. TaxPayers’ Alliance chief executive Jonathan Isaby said: “Licence fee payers deserve to know how their money is being spent,... Read more
15d
express
Migrants will pay MORE for NHS: New charges for A&E and prescriptions MIGRANTS are to be forced to pay more for NHS treatment in a new crackdown on
Migrants will pay MORE for NHS: New charges for A&E and prescriptions
express / Posted 15 days ago
MIGRANTS are to be forced to pay more for NHS treatment in a new crackdown on health tourism, it emerged last night. Migrants are to be forced to pay more for NHS treatment in a... Read more
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express
Benefits mum of EIGHT gets job so she can AVOID cap and land £31k in taxpayer handouts A BENEFITS mum of eight who lives on handouts has got a part-time job - to he
Benefits mum of EIGHT gets job so she can AVOID cap and land £31k in taxpayer handouts
express / Posted 16 days ago
A BENEFITS mum of eight who lives on handouts has got a part-time job - to help her claim even more taxpayers' money. Benefits mum Marie Buchan with her eight... Read more
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Daily Star
Benefits mum-of-8 gets a job to rake in more handouts: £31K a year on the taxpayerstill getting a lot of hate messages. I just want to scream out ‘I’ve got a job
Benefits mum-of-8 gets a job to rake in more handouts: £31K a year on the taxpayer
Daily Star / Posted 16 days ago
still getting a lot of hate messages. I just want to scream out ‘I’ve got a job’.” But Jonathan Isaby, from watchdog the Taxpayers’ Alliance, said: “It’s great that the system is helping people back into work but it seems absurd that getting a... Read more
17d
express
New drive to slash benefits: The family limit will be cut to £20,000 a yearfive claimants who said they had looked for work because of the cap in February
New drive to slash benefits: The family limit will be cut to £20,000 a year
express / Posted 17 days ago
five claimants who said they had looked for work because of the cap in February were in jobs by the following August. The TaxPayers’ Alliance last night welcomed Mr Crabb’s warning to claimants but urged the Government to do more to cut the... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Do you live in the 'real-life Benefits Street'? New UK hotspots map reveals allSome areas of the country pocket SIX times as much cash as other parts of the n
Do you live in the 'real-life Benefits Street'? New UK hotspots map reveals all
Daily Mirror / Posted 17 days ago
Some areas of the country pocket SIX times as much cash as other parts of the nation - with Merseyside in need of most assistance. The stats reveal the 'benefits capital' of the UK is officially Knowsley in Merseyside, a Labour contituency. It... Read more
18d
express
Shocking map shows towns GUZZLING the most benefits cash in BritainREVEALED: THIS shocking map uncovers where the real life Benefits Street cons
Shocking map shows towns GUZZLING the most benefits cash in Britain
express / Posted 18 days ago
REVEALED: THIS shocking map uncovers where the real life Benefits Street constituencies are guzzling up the biggest chunk of the UK’S £161billion welfare bill. Benefits hotspots... Read more
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WA Today
Budget 2016: How the business world reacted to Scott Morrison's budgetPromised tax cuts have won applause from the business community in the hope the
Budget 2016: How the business world reacted to Scott Morrison's budget
WA Today / Posted 20 days ago
Promised tax cuts have won applause from the business community in the hope they will boost jobs and encourage growth. But corporate leaders are worried that the increase in spending overall is further delays the chance to get back to surplus. The... Read more
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Canberra Times
Budget 2016: How the business world reacted to Scott Morrison's budgetPromised tax cuts have won applause from the business community in the hope the
Budget 2016: How the business world reacted to Scott Morrison's budget
Canberra Times / Posted 21 days ago
Promised tax cuts have won applause from the business community in the hope they will boost jobs and encourage growth. But corporate leaders are worried that the increase in spending overall is further delays the chance to get back to surplus. The... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Budget 2016: How the business world reacted to Scott Morrison's budgetPromised tax cuts have won applause from the business community in the hope the
Budget 2016: How the business world reacted to Scott Morrison's budget
Brisbane Times / Posted 21 days ago
Promised tax cuts have won applause from the business community in the hope they will boost jobs and encourage growth. But corporate leaders are worried that the increase in spending overall is further delays the chance to get back to surplus. The... Read more
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The Age
Budget 2016: How the business world reacted to Scott Morrison's budgetPromised tax cuts have won applause from the business community in the hope the
Budget 2016: How the business world reacted to Scott Morrison's budget
The Age / Posted 21 days ago
Promised tax cuts have won applause from the business community in the hope they will boost jobs and encourage growth. A corporate tax reduction also provides an elegant balance between 'carrot and stick' incentives in conjunction with the new... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Budget 2016: How the business world reacted to Scott Morrison's budgetPromised tax cuts have won applause from the business community in the hope the
Budget 2016: How the business world reacted to Scott Morrison's budget
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 21 days ago
Promised tax cuts have won applause from the business community in the hope they will boost jobs and encourage growth. A corporate tax reduction also provides an elegant balance between 'carrot and stick' incentives in conjunction with the new... Read more
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Ipswich Star
How do public sector bosses in Suffolk and Essex justify multimillion pound pay-outs?fairly paid for the valuable contributions they make to providing public servic
How do public sector bosses in Suffolk and Essex justify multimillion pound pay-outs?
Ipswich Star / Posted 21 days ago
fairly paid for the valuable contributions they make to providing public services.” Harry Davis, campaign manager at the TaxPayers’ Alliance, said: “When the public sector should be looking to scale back and make savings, too many bodies are... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Trade union duties cost Shropshire and Telford councils more than £750,000 « Shropshire StarThe figures, obtained under the Freedom of Information Act, were branded “aston
Trade union duties cost Shropshire and Telford councils more than £750,000 « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 21 days ago
The figures, obtained under the Freedom of Information Act, were branded “astonishing” by the Taxpayers’ Alliance, saying it was unreasonable for the general public to subsidise unions in that way. The figures show that Telford & Wrekin Council gave... Read more
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Daily Star
Cops cost the taxpayer £170k on wrong panda fuelrequest, show Met Police officers poured £167,118 of taxpayer money down the dr
Cops cost the taxpayer £170k on wrong panda fuel
Daily Star / Posted 21 days ago
request, show Met Police officers poured £167,118 of taxpayer money down the drain. Jonathan Isaby, chief executive of the TaxPayers’ Alliance, slammed the cost, saying: “It is unacceptable that such a lot of taxpayers’ money should be wasted on... Read more
21d
express
Fury at £8.6m a year child benefit bill for big familiespeople resent paying for those who choose to have large families they cannot af
Fury at £8.6m a year child benefit bill for big families
express / Posted 21 days ago
people resent paying for those who choose to have large families they cannot afford. Harry Davis, campaign manager at the TaxPayers’ Alliance, said: “It’s unfair to expect taxpayers to subsidise a lifestyle for others which they cannot enjoy... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Revealed: The millions spent on public sector redundancy payments in the region, the hospitals where £100,000-plus earners have soared and the six-figure sum payouts for managers leaving their rolesfor those working in the NHS to make it again an attractive career choice.” Ha
Revealed: The millions spent on public sector redundancy payments in the region, the hospitals where £100,000-plus earners have soared and the six-figure sum payouts for managers leaving their roles
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 22 days ago
for those working in the NHS to make it again an attractive career choice.” Harry Davis, campaign manager at the TaxPayers’ Alliance, added: “When the public sector should be looking to make savings, too many bodies are still increasing... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Revealed: The millions spent on public sector redundancy payments in the region, the hospitals where £100,000-plus earners have soared and the six-figure sum payouts for managers leaving their rolesfor those working in the NHS to make it again an attractive career choice.” Ha
Revealed: The millions spent on public sector redundancy payments in the region, the hospitals where £100,000-plus earners have soared and the six-figure sum payouts for managers leaving their roles
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 22 days ago
for those working in the NHS to make it again an attractive career choice.” Harry Davis, campaign manager at the TaxPayers’ Alliance, added: “When the public sector should be looking to make savings, too many bodies are still increasing... Read more
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23d
express
Hi-tech equipment stolen at the BBC every monthnews reader gaffe as camera focuses on empty chair BBC News Empty Chair FAIL!
Hi-tech equipment stolen at the BBC every month
express / Posted 23 days ago
news reader gaffe as camera focuses on empty chair BBC News Empty Chair FAIL! Jonathan Isaby, chief executive of the TaxPayers’ Alliance, said: “Licence fee payers will be shocked. “When families are struggling with rising bills, anyone... Read more
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Chichester Observer
South Downs National Park hits back at criticism of ‘hello’ campaignfriendly area and people really don’t need to be told to say “Good morning”. T
South Downs National Park hits back at criticism of ‘hello’ campaign
Chichester Observer / Posted 1 months ago
friendly area and people really don’t need to be told to say “Good morning”. The Telegraph also reported Alex Wild, of the TaxPayers’ Alliance, saying: ‘The authority has clearly lost touch with reality. This is an utterly pointless and patronising... Read more
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