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Tom Hayes

Head of UK Campaigns

All posts by Tom Hayes

Boris Johnson

Oxfam Calls for Lasting and Peaceful Solutions to the Crisis in Yemen

Eighteen months of war has plunged Yemen into crisis. Thousands of Yemeni civilians have been killed or injured; over three million people have been forced to flee their homes.  ...

Campaigners at Downing Street

It's time to Stand as One with people forced to flee

Photo: Oxfam supporters handing in UK Stand As One petition Credit: Chris Worrall The world is experiencing the biggest displacement crisis since the end of World War II. Poverty and natural...

Today is a victory for tax openness and fair play

Each year the poorest countries in the world lose out on $100 billion of vital funds because companies use tax havens to avoid paying their fair share. We believe it's a scandal and a form of...

Today, world leaders sign the global climate change agreement

Four months ago, governments from around the world agreed a global climate deal in Paris. This Friday, government officials will sign that agreement in a ceremony at the United Nations.   ...

George Osborne (Creative commons licensed photograph.)

Panama Papers: The scandal doesn't stop here

At least 12 heads of state and government, numerous other politicians, as well as many stars in sports and entertainment: all have allegedly channelled billions of dollars of dodged taxes through...

David Cameron

The Panama Papers show we need to act on tax havens now

It's been hard to miss the Panama Papers this week. History's biggest data leak shows the super-rich and multinational corporations exploiting secretive offshore tax havens on a quite extraordinary...

Why must the UK Government lead the way in ending the era of tax havens?

"Some companies use elaborate strategies to avoid paying taxes in countries in which they work, a form of corruption that hurts the poor". The World Bank's President could not have...

Happy birthday, 0.7% aid law!

Britain has a proud history of providing support for people to lift themselves out of poverty around the world. Today, we celebrate part of that history as we reflect on the law, passed exactly one...

Stop British Bombs Falling on Yemen

This is our red line. Time is running out for Yemen.

Yemen is on the brink of catastrophe. Time is running out to help. You can help stop British-made bombs falling on Yemen, fuelling the crisis for millions living in the Middle East's poorest...