Date: Jun 2012

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Work no longer pays for Britons caught in "perfect storm" of falling incomes and rising costs

Charity warns "UK could return to inequality levels not seen since Victorian times" Government rhetoric about 'making work pay' - used to justify sweeping welfare...

Oxfam Media Brief - G20 must live up to its pledges for fairer and stronger growth

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Further delay to Aid Bill disappointing

The latest progress report from the Department for International Development - placed on the 10 Downing Street website yesterday - admits that legislation to give legal force to the UK's promise...

Stephen Fry and Ruby Wax launch Oxfam’s biggest ever call for book donations with a Great British tea party

King and Queen of comedy, Stephen Fry and Ruby Wax, celebrated the launch of Oxfam's biggest ever call for book donations with a Great British tea party at Hay Festival today. With book donations...

Oxfam searches for member of the public to see for themselves

Oxfam launches nationwide search to find a member of the public to see for themselves how money donated to the charity is spent  ...

Jubilee time to celebrate millions of Commonwealth children’s lives saved by UK aid

British aid has helped reduce by 1.2 million-a-year the number of children who die each year in six Commonwealth countries, research by Oxfam to mark Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee has...

Three years after Cyclone Aila many Bangladeshis are still struggling with food and water shortages

A massive cyclone which hit Bangladesh in May 2009 is still having a devastating effect on the lives of many people in the country three years after the event, international humanitarian agency Oxfam...

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