The Public Purse is an independent public policy think tank. Companies House registration number: 11063537.

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The Public Purse is committed to protecting your privacy. We collect data from you (‘user data’) when you register to receive updates from us. This data can sometimes comprise personal data about individuals, to which UK data protection laws apply.
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The Public Purse disclaims all liability to you arising out of your use of the service. Although care is taken to check and test material at all stages of production, The Public Purse cannot accept any responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system, which may occur whilst using material derived from this website.
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