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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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Responding on the Prime Minister's announcements today that the UK is increasing aid to the Syria crisis by £100m and is prepared to take thousands more refugees, Mark Goldring, Oxfam GB Chief...
Refugees and IDPs,
Responding to the Work and Pensions Select Committee report on Benefit Sanctions, Rachael Orr, Head of Oxfam's UK Poverty Programme, said:
Poverty in the UK
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...
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...
Even It Up,
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, Kathleen Spencer Chapman, Oxfam senior policy adviser,...
Responding to today's IMF report Spillovers in international corporate taxation, Nicolas Mombrial, Head of Oxfam's Washington Office, said:
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:
Enough food IF,
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...
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:
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