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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 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...

Oxfam reaction to OECD research on the impact inequality has on economic growth

In response to research published today by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), which says that income inequality is having a significant impact on economic growth,...

Oxfam assessment teams in Samar: many houses damaged and people vulnerable to further risks

Oxfam has deployed rapid assessment teams to visit evacuees in Samar, who fled typhoon Hagupit, to ensure those who have lost their homes don't lose their health as well. Oxfam's Country...

Oxfam delighted as aid Bill passes

In response to the news that MPs have approved to commit in legislation 0.7% of the UK's national income to overseas aid, Oxfam GB's Chief Executive Mark Goldring said: "We...

Reaction to the Chancellor's Autumn Statement by Mark Golding, Oxfam GB Chief Executive

In reaction to the Chancellor's Autumn Statement, Mark Goldring, Oxfam GB Chief Executive, said: ...