Jon Slater

Head of News

Jon Slater is Oxfam's Head of News. He was previously the Senior Press Officer for Essential Services leading on health and education for all, overseas aid and the effect of the economic crisis on poor people. Jon joined Oxfam in September 2008 after more than a decade working as a national print journalist, press officer for other development NGOs and political adviser.

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Email: jslater@oxfam.org.uk

All posts by Jon Slater

Oxfam response to Work and Pensions Select Committee report on Benefit Sanctions

Responding to the Work and Pensions Select Committee report on Benefit Sanctions, Rachael Orr, Head of Oxfam's UK Poverty Programme, said:  ...

Response to Labour's announcement on tackling tax dodging

Responding to Labour's plans to tackle tax dodging, Nick Bryer, Oxfam's Head of UK Policy and Campaigns, said: "Labour's announcement is the latest sign that public anger about tax...

Richest 1% will own more than all the rest by 2016 - Oxfam

The combined wealth of the richest 1 per cent will overtake that of the other 99 per cent of people next year unless the current trend of rising inequality is checked, Oxfam warned today ahead of...

Oxfam reaction to Aid Bill vote

Responding to the House of Commons' vote granting a second reading to the  International Development (Official Development Assistance Target) Bill, Ben Phillips, Oxfam Campaigns...

Responding to Michael Moore MP's announcement that he would introduce a private member's bill to enshrine the UK's aid promise in law,

Responding to Michael Moore MP's announcement that he would introduce a private member's bill to enshrine the UK's aid promise in law, Kathleen Spencer Chapman, Oxfam senior policy adviser,...

Oxfam's response to IMF report on tax dodging

Responding to today's IMF report Spillovers in international corporate taxation, Nicolas Mombrial, Head of Oxfam's Washington Office, said: ...

Oxfam response to the Queen's Speech

Responding to the announcement in the Queen's Speech of legislation to set up a public registry of beneficial ownership, Sally Copley, Oxfam's Head of UK Policy, said: ...

Rigged rules mean economic growth is increasingly 'winner takes all' for rich elites

Wealth of half world's population now same as that of group who could fit on a double-decker bus. Wealthy elites have co-opted political power to rig the rules of the economic game, undermining...

Oxfam response to Government defeat over Lobbying Bill

Responding to the passing of a key amendment removing most staff costs from campaign spending limits in the Lobbying Bill, Mark Goldring, Oxfam Chief Executive, said: ...

Oxfam reaction to Government Lobbying Bill amendments

Responding to the Government's proposed amendments to the Lobbying Bill, Mark Goldring, Oxfam Chief Executive, said:   ...