Lower Taxes, Less Waste,
More Accountability

Championing Value For Money From Every Tax Dollar


Too often Government agencies mislead the public and disrespect taxpayers by claiming that many public services are ‘free’, when they are in fact taxpayer-funded.

We say that the fib by officials is both misleading, and corrosive to public trust in our institutions.

Sign the petition calling on the Government to prohibit public servants from using the word ‘free’ or similar and instead require them to clarify that the service or benefit is funded by the taxpayer.

I call on the Government to ban public servants from using the word ‘free’ to describing public services when they are in fact ‘taxpayer-funded’

Who's signing

Craig Farndale
Chris Miller
Matt Thom
Tom Moyer
Dave Williams
Richard Prince
Nztu Media
Connor Molloy
James Ross
1,500 signatures

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