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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Oxfam reaction to fall in poverty revealed by Global Monitoring report

Responding to the fall in poverty revealed by the Global Monitoring Report, Emma Seery, Oxfam spokesperson, said:   "The...

World Bank vision should include concrete action on inequality - Oxfam

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...

ViiV agreement with patent pool should help more children receive HIV treatment - Oxfam

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...

Oxfam statement on the Prime Minister's aid comments

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...

Alliance urges MPs to back decarbonisation target in Energy Bill

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 welcomes Labour's call for global target to reduce inequality

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....

Barbara Stocking welcomes David Cameron's pledge to tackle tax avoidance

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...

Oxfam calls for the European FTT to be a Robin Hood tax

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...

Income of richest 100 people enough to end poverty four times over - Oxfam

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...

EU aid for poorest will bear brunt of budget squeeze

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...