Government Wasted £1 in every £6 in 2012/3

Government Wasted £1 in every £6 in 2012/3

Published on 11/02/2014

According to the TaxPayers’ Alliance, the Government wasted £120B in the last financial year. This is identified in the updated Bumper Book of Government Waste; a sum which is bigger than the GDP of New Zealand.
This includes:

  • £22B in overpaying Public Sector Pay and Pensions
  • £21B in public sector fraud

A case of – the more things change; the more they stay the same.

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