With many people in Wales failing to make ends meet, Stephen Doughty, Head of Oxfam Cymru fears that the cuts announced in the most recent budget (21 March 2012) could be catastrophic for those families who are already struggling.
"It is a farce to call this a 'Robin Hood' Budget when many measures fail to support the poorest people in Wales and those who have already lost their jobs.
"The Chancellor is wrong...
More than 1 in 4 people will be affected by the reform of the welfare system, warns Cuts Watch Cymru.
The report Wales on the Edge by Cuts Watch Cymru, a coalition of 17 leading poverty charities and voluntary organisations, finds that the challenges facing Wales could be the most momentous for a generation.
Dr Victoria Winckler of the Bevan Foundation said, "This report paints a pretty grim picture of Wales' current situation....
In true Oxfam Cymru style our staff and volunteers dressed up and took to the Senedd in Cardiff to raise support for the Robin Hood Tax.
Stephen Doughty, Head of Oxfam Cymru shares his views on a new Oxfam report "Left behind by the G20?" in an article on the Bevan Foundation Website.
Oxfam's research shows us that "even when the tide is rising - it does not necessarily lift all boats". In short, economic growth still too often fails to benefit the poorest in society.
Worryingly, with the exception of one or two countries, this is the global...