Abby Mason

Communications Planning and Data Manager

Abby Mason

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A year after the storms from Somerset to Bolivia

Did you see the flooding in the UK on TV last winter? How could you have missed it - the havoc this extreme weather event wreaked was on every channel for days. Even the leaders of all the political parties...

Progress on 0.7%

In March 2013 the UK became the first G7country to meet the 40 year old United Nations commitment to invest 0.7% of Gross National Income (GNI) in international development aid. After years of relentless...

What is EU 2030 and why should you care

This EU Summit could change the world and most people haven't even heard about it:  What is EU 2030 and why should you care? We all know that what goes on in Brussels has...

Mariam with her chickens

But why?

The other day, someone asked me why I care about climate change. To be honest, I was taken aback - after all, the person I was talking to reads the papers and has surely seen some of the same articles...

Yacht

Have yachts vs have nots? Get your MP to wade into the debate...

The gap between rich and poor is getting wider. It might be a sobering thought, but are you shocked? Unfortunately, probably not. You might be when I tell you how wide the gap actually is, though. ...

Gagging Bill - How did your MP vote?

As 2013 draws to a close Oxfam's been busy as part of The Commission on Civil Society and Democratic engagement, keeping tabs on the gagging bill, aka the Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party...

WOW! What a day...

Little did I know when I woke up on Saturday morning that I would be so moved and inspired by the Big IF London. I knew it was going to be a good day, but it was spectacular beyond what I had imagined. ...

School children call for action on hunger

Enough Food for Everyone IF  campaign supporter David Walliams joined 100 school children this morning (Thursday 6 June) to meet Prime Minister David Cameron and call...

Campaigning up high!

How to... get to the Big IF London

To help you get to the Big IF London there are coaches travelling from loads of locations across England, Wales and Scotland, and new ones being added all the time. Here's a list...

Westminster - Original photo by Sean Barnard

2013

In 2013 the Budget is going to be a big moment for the UK - the 40 year promise of making 0.7% of Gross National Income (GNI) to international aid will be coming to a head!  But what...