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Sarah Dransfield

Senior Press Officer

Sarah is the main point of contact for Oxfam's UK Poverty Programme and also works on the Essential Services campaign, which focuses on the provision of health and education for all. Sarah previously worked as a reporter at music festivals for the Oxfam youth website and has a background in fashion PR and copywriting.

Direct line: +44 (0)1865 472269

Email: sdransfield@oxfam.org.uk

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Oxfam reaction to ONS persistent poverty statistics

New figures, published today by the Office for National Statistics show that whilst the UK had one of the lowest rates of 'persistent' poverty in the EU, it had the 13th highest overall...

Oxfam response to UK Government announcement to give £200m in aid to South Sudan and Somalia

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Players of People’s Postcode Lottery raise over £1.3m for Oxfam

Players of the People's Postcode Lottery raised over £1.3 million for Oxfam in 2016, which will help support the charity's work fighting poverty in the UK and around the world.  ...

Oxfam response to ICAI review on DFID cash transfer programmes

In response to the Independent Commission for Aid Impact (ICAI) review on the effects of DFID's cash transfer programmes, published today, Oxfam's Head of UK Policy & Government Relations,...

Oxfam response to JRF report which says 1 in 8 workers in UK living in poverty

In response to the Joseph Rowntree Foundation and New Policy Institute's report, Monitoring Poverty and Social Exclusion 2016, published today, that says one in eight workers in the UK are living...

Credit Suisse report: Richest 1% own quarter of UK wealth

In reaction to the Credit Suisse Global Wealth Report published today, which shows that despite economic uncertainty following Brexit and a fall in overall wealth*, the richest one percent of the...

Oxfam response to new OECD report on inequality: more evidence that those on the lowest incomes are increasingly being left behind

In response to a new report published today by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), In It Together: Why Less Inequality Benefits All, Oxfam's Inequality Campaign...

Oxfam response to figures from the Trussell Trust which reveal that UK foodbank visits have topped 1 million

In response to figures from the Trussell Trust, out today, which show that the number of foodbank visits in the UK have topped 1 million, Oxfam's Head of UK Poverty, Rachael Orr, said: ...

Oxfam condemns coalition airstrike on one of its storage facilities in Saada Governorate in northern Yemen

Grace Ommer, Oxfam's country director in Yemen said: "This is an outrage. The contents of the warehouse had no military value. It only contained humanitarian supplies associated with our...

Budget reaction

Responding to measures announced to tackle tax dodging by Chancellor George Osborne in today's Budget, Oxfam's Head of UK Campaigns & Policy Nick Bryer said:  "There...