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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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Oxfam statement re. appointment of Justine Greening as new Secretary of State for International Development

Welcoming the appointment of Justine Greening as the new Secretary of State for International Development, Oxfam Chief Executive, Barbara Stocking said: "Justine Greening takes charge of the...

Oxfam reaction to Glencore Director saying the US drought is good for business

Jodie Thorpe, spokesperson for Oxfam's Food Justice GROW Campaign said: "Unguarded comments from one of Glencore's top brass give us a rare glimpse into the little-known...

Oxfam reaction to today's FAO food price index figures - up 6% from June

Background: Today's FAO Food Price Index is up 6% from June. The index is now around the same peak as the 2008 crisis that provoked food riots in many countries, although still below its historic...

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