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ICIJ Bahamas exposé underscores urgent need for global tax body under UN

In response to the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) pointing the finger at the Bahamas for tax abuse, Oxfam's Head of Inequality Campaigns and Policy Nick Bryer...

Richest 1% owns 20 times more than UK's poorest 20%

Oxfam calls on PM to set out plan to close Britain's great divide in her conference speech ...

Response to G20 Leaders’ meeting in Hangzhou

In response to the G20 Leaders' meeting in Hangzhou, China, Oxfam's Head of Global Policy and Campaigns, Penny Fowler, said: ...

Reaction to Budget announcements on tax and aid

Commenting on measures announced in today's Budget to raise an extra £9 billion by cracking down on corporate tax dodging, Oxfam's Head of UK Policy Richard Pyle said: "The Chancellor...

Reacting to the pledges of financial aid made by governments around the world

Reacting to the pledges of financial aid made by governments around the world, Oxfam GB Chief Executive Mark Goldring said: ...

62 people own same as half world – Oxfam

Pre-Davos report shows how 1% now own more than rest of us combined ...

Inequality trapping hundreds of millions in extreme poverty

Goal to end extreme poverty will be missed unless gap between rich and poor tackled, warns Oxfam ...

Failure to agree world tax body in Addis is missed opportunity

Commenting on final agreements reached at the UN financing for development conference in Addis Ababa last night, which aimed to set out how plans to meet poverty targets will be funded over the next...

Oxfam "deeply concerned" by IFS analysis of Budget's impact on low income families

Reacting to the IFS analysis showing that millions of low-income families will lose out as a result of yesterday's Budget because increases in the minimum wage will be outweighed by benefit cuts,...

Oxfam reaction to Budget

Reacting to today's Budget, Nick Bryer, Oxfam's Head of UK Policy and Campaigns, said: On UK poverty and a national living wage "Increasing the legal minimum wage is a...

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