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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 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.
Oxfam today welcomed a speech by Ivan Lewis, Shadow Secretary of State for International Development calling for global targets to reduce inequality and action to protect scarce planetary resources....
Responding to David Cameron's speech at Davos, Barbara Stocking, Oxfam Chief Executive, said: "I am delighted the Prime Minister made such a strong moral case against tax avoidance in both...
Enough food IF
Reacting to the vote of the European Finance Ministers in favour of the 'enhanced cooperation procedure' for a financial transaction tax in eleven European countries, Nicolas Mombrial, Oxfam's...
An explosion in extreme wealth is exacerbating inequality and hindering the world's ability to tackle poverty, Oxfam warned today in a briefing published ahead of the World Economic Forum in...
The European Union should think again over changes to its proposed budget which could squeeze help for the poorest people on the planet but protect planned spending increases elsewhere, Oxfam said...
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