Matthew Elliot

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Matthew Elliott is chief executive of the Tax Payers Alliance and " a political consultant in London and Brussels." [1]

As a student at the London School of Economics, 1997-2000, he was leader of the Hayek Society. Between 1998 and 2001, he worked as a researcher for the European Foundation, where he wrote critically on Economic and Monetary Union, tax harmonisation and the Nice Treaty. [2] [3]

Until he started at the Tax Payers Alliance, he was Special Adviser to Conservative MEP Timothy Kirkhope and for Conservative MP Bill Cash.

Elliott is a regular contributor to Tech Central Station. [4]


  • Matthew Elliott, accessed February 11,2004.
  • "The TaxPayers' Alliance - Matthew Elliott biography", Taxpayers Alliance, accessed July 2005.
  • The TaxPayers’ Alliance, "Foreword, Speaking Up For Consumers: The Case Against The Fat Tax, October 2004.
  • Philip Aldrick, "Tax lobby accuses Whitehall of wasting pounds 50 billion", Daily Telegraph, February 3, 2004. (Not available online)