AN Urgent debate is needed on Lobbyists like the TAX PAYERS ALLIANCE, is their influence fair and representative?
Lobbyists are the vehicle for many diverse pressure groups influencing politicians and legislation to the gain of their sponsors.
They are professionals at influencing democracy disproportionately in the favour of very small groups and often to the benefit of private individuals and extremely wealthy multinational companies that have no legal or moral right to participate in our democracy.
The TAXPAYERS ALLIANCE lobbies very effectively, however the TPA is a British pressure group formed in 2004 to campaign for a tax cutting society. TPA claims to have 55,000 supporters, a minuscule amount of the 63 million people in the
Matthew Elliott CEO of The Tax Payers
Alliance admitted that a director of the TPA Alexander Heath, does not pay British taxes, he’s resided in since 1973. France
The Taxpayers Alliance is a private company limited by guarantee in the
- number 04873888. It is exempt from audit. UK
The TPA is ever more quoted by Government backbenchers, it is time parliament debated: is the role of lobbyists in parliament fair and representative of voters?