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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 to Andrew Lansley's speech during the second reading of the Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill, Max Lawson, Oxfam Head of Policy, said:
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Responding to media reports about international NGOs' senior salaries, an Oxfam spokesperson said:
"As an organisation committed to ending poverty and inequality, Oxfam...
Reacting to the publication of the report by the UN High Level Post-15 Panel, Katy Wright, Oxfam Senior policy adviser, said:
"We're pleased the PM is pushing the world to sign up...
Poor countries are cutting back spending on agriculture and health due to the global economic crisis, according to a new report launched today.
Despite poor countries' efforts to overcome...
Enough food IF
Responding to the opening statements of Christine Lagarde and Jim Kim at the Spring meetings, Emma Seery, Oxfam spokesperson, said:
Responding to the fall in poverty revealed by the Global Monitoring Report, Emma Seery, Oxfam spokesperson, said:
The World Bank and International Monetary Fund need to ditch the 'trickle down' economics of the past and lead the fight against inequality if they are serious...
Responding to an agreement between ViiV and the medicine patent pool to license Mohga Kama-Yanni, Oxfam senior policy adviser, said:
"We welcome the license agreed between...
HIV and AIDS,
Responding to the PM's comments on aid and the military, Oxfam's head of policy Max Lawson said: "Millions of people up and down the country who support the fantastic stance the Government...
A broad alliance of organisations, including Oxfam, today called on MPs to back changes to the Energy Bill that would see the UK have a near carbon free power sector by 2030.
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