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Prime Minister 'dictated to' by tax havens over offshore secrecy

Commenting on David Cameron's statement in House of Commons today that he is choosing not to require Britain's Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies to have a public register of who...

Reaction: European Commission anti-tax dodging proposal 'close to pointless'

Commenting on proposals announced by the European Commission today to make large multinationals operating in Europe disclose where they make profits and pay tax, Oxfam GB Chief Executive Mark Goldring...

Reaction: Cameron needs to make offshore tax reform more transparent

Commenting on the Prime Minister's announcement today that UK offshore territories have agreed to provide full information to UK law enforcement agencies on who really owns and controls companies...

5 steps for Prime Minister to put UK's house in order before tax and corruption summit

Oxfam is calling on the Prime Minister to intervene to clean up Britain's dirty offshore backyard after the Panama Papers revealed that UK-linked tax havens, in particular the British Virgin...

REACTION Panama Papers leak highlights need for crackdown on UK tax havens

The Panama Papers leak reveals wide-spread tax dodging by a powerful global elite and a strong connection between the UK and the firm at the heart of the scandal, Mossack Fonseca. More than half...

Reaction: Agencies criticise rich countries' failure to resettle more Syrians

Oxfam, Save the Children and Norwegian Refugee Council criticised the deeply disappointing outcome of today's international pledging conference for resettlement of refugees fleeing the ongoing...

Oxfam reaction to UK government coal subsidies announcement

In response to the UK government's announcement of £80 million in new subsidies for coal power plants, Kiri Hanks, Oxfam's Energy Policy Adviser said: ...

Finance issues in the scramble for a new negotiating text as deadline looms at Paris COP

Oxfam Australia's Executive Director Helen Szoke said: "Developing countries are at risk of being squeezed out of critical negotiations as the pace of talks intensifies. The small delegations...

Oxfam welcomes Osborne tax credit move

Responding to the Chancellor's decision to abandon proposed changes to tax credits, Rachael Orr, Oxfam Head of UK Poverty, said: ...

Delays in cutting emissions set to cost developing countries hundreds of billions of dollars more

Developing countries' economies face bring crushed by climate change adaptation costs of almost $800 billion more or twice that in economic losses every year by 2050 if pledges to cut emissions...

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