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 the Delhi rape case sentencing

In response to the Delhi rape case sentencing today Oxfam India CEO, Nisha Agrawal, said:  "The sentencing today of those convicted of the Delhi rape case has once again brought...

Oxfam verdict on the G20 summit

ON TAX G20 leaders have committed to a global deal to share tax information automatically, and set a deadline for G20 countries to implement this by the end of 2015. They did...

G20 must re-write tax rules and recoup Africa’s missing billions

If G20 nations were hit as hard by corporate tax dodging as Africa, they'd have a $1.2 trillion hole in their budgets. African nations are losing nearly 2 per cent of their gross domestic...

Oxfam response to Roche and Medicines Patent Pool announcement today

Today, pharmaceutical company Roche announced that it will contribute to the Medicines Patent Pool (MPP) by making its drug Valganciclovir affordable as a first step before licensing it to the MPP....

Oxfam reaction to OECD action plan on tax for G20 finance ministers meeting

In response to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) releasing its  action plan on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS), at  the...

Oxfam response to today's Spending Review

In response to today's Comprehensive Spending Review Ben Phillips, Oxfam's Director of Campaigns, said: "The Chancellor's decision to put a cap on overall social...

Oxfam response to European leaders meeting on tax in Brussels

European leaders met in Brussels today at a summit to discuss tax. Whilst they are taking welcome steps to crack down on tax dodging, Oxfam says their efforts will do little to help poor countries....

Lost tax haven cash enough to end extreme poverty - twice over

UK-linked tax havens are the biggest G8 culprits People using tax havens are depriving the world of more than $150 billion (£100bn) in lost revenue, enough money to end extreme poverty twice...

Oxfam reaction to Jim Kim's speech on Universal Health Coverage

In response to today's keynote speech by Dr Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank, at the World Health Assembly in Geneva, Oxfam's Senior Health Policy Advisor Dr Mohga Kamal Yanni, said: ...

Oxfam response to announcement that some of Britain’s Overseas Territories have agreed to more tax transparency and sharing of tax information

In response to today's announcement that some of Britain's Overseas Territories (Anguilla, Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, Montserrat and the Turks and Caicos Islands) have agreed to...