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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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...

PM an 'example to other leaders' on aid - Oxfam

Responding to the Prime Minister's pledge that Britain will keep its aid promises and his call for other countries to do the same Barbara Stocking Oxfam Chief Executive, said:  "David...

Appointment of next World Bank head – campaigners demand fair selection process

Reacting to the announcement that Robert Zoellick is stepping down as World Bank President, a global coalition of campaigners has called for an open and merit based process to elect the next World...

Inequality rises across the G20 as economic growth fails to trickle down to poorest - Oxfam

Inequality has increased in 14 of 18 G20 countries since 1990 as economic growth has too often failed to benefit poor people, according to new figures in a report  published by Oxfam...