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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...

One year on, a generation faces a bleak future in Gaza

One year on from the 2014 Gaza conflict, most people's lives have not improved and an entire generation of young people faces an increasingly bleak future with little hope of jobs, reconstruction...

G7 companies' tax dodging lost Africa $6bn

G7-based companies and investors cheated Africa out of an estimated $6billion (£3.9bn) in a year through just one form of tax dodging, according to a new Oxfam report 'Money talks: Africa at...

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...

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