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Lobbying Bill represents a real threat to quality of debate in this country says Oxfam

Responding to Andrew Lansley's speech during the second reading of the Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill, Max Lawson, Oxfam Head of Policy, said:  ...

Oxfam statement on international NGOs' senior salaries

Responding to media reports about international NGOs' senior salaries, an Oxfam spokesperson said:  "As an organisation committed to ending poverty and inequality, Oxfam...

Oxfam reaction to 22 children dead from poison school meal in India

Oxfam India demands a full investigation and improvements to the government's free school meal scheme following Tuesday's deaths of 22 children by food poisoning.  ...

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 responds to Primark's statement on compensation for people affected by the Bangladesh building collapse

In response to Primark's statement on compensation for people affected by the Bangladesh Savar building collapse. Oxfam's Bangladesh Country Director Gareth Price Jones said: ...

Oxfam reaction to the Savar building collapse in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Oxfam country director in Bangladesh, Gareth Price-Jones said: "The Savar tragedy is a reminder of the hidden cost of cheap clothes. Controversy surrounding the garment industry is well-documented...

Typhoon Bopha moves west of the Philippines - impact less severe than expected

Despite being tagged as a super typhoon, the damages and destruction caused by typhoon Bopha was not as severe compared to last year's tropical storm Washi which affected similar areas,...

Oxfam responds to Chancellor's Autumn Statement

Responding to the Chancellor's Autumn Statement, Chris Johnes, Oxfam's Director of UK poverty, said: "Despite the Chancellor's tough rhetoric on tax avoiders, it is...

Oxfam reaction: IMF Managing Director endorsing moves towards a European FTT

Responding to comments by Christine Lagarde, IMF Managing Director, endorsing moves towards a European Financial Transaction Tax, Oxfam spokesperson Sebastien Fourmy said: "It...

Oxfam reaction to proposal to change EU biofuels policy

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