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Oxfam reaction to ONS persistent poverty statistics

New figures, published today by the Office for National Statistics , show that whilst the UK had one of the lowest rates of 'persistent' poverty in the EU, it had the 13th highest...

REACTION: G7 consensus crumbles at the expense of the world's poorest people

Commenting on the G7 summit communiqué, Oxfam said leaders had failed to address the key challenges facing the world's poorest people. ...

REACTION New director of World Health Organization must act to end health inequalities

Oxfam congratulated Dr Tedros on his appointment as new Director-General of the World Health Organization today and warned that determined leadership was needed to tackle health inequalities around...

Oxfam reaction to party manifestos on UK inequality

Commenting on the party manifestos, Sally Copley, Oxfam Head of UK Campaigns and Policy, said: ...

Cash stashed offshore by top 50 US companies jumps to $1.6 trillion

The 50 biggest US companies, including global brands Pfizer, Goldman Sachs, General Electric, Chevron, Wal-Mart, and Apple, stashed $1.6 trillion offshore in 2015 - $200 billion more than the previous...

Europe's biggest banks post quarter of profits in tax havens

New data highlights value of tax transparency in the fight against tax dodging Europe's 20 biggest banks posted profits of at least £18 billion (€25 billion) in global tax...

REACTION: Forbes billionaires list

Commenting on the 2017 Forbes billionaires list, which revealed a record 233 new billionaires, Oxfam's Head of Inequality Policy Max Lawson said: ...

LuxLeaks whistleblowers verdict - Oxfam reaction

Responding to the verdict in the retrial of the LuxLeaks whistleblowers, Max Lawson, Oxfam's Inequality Policy Lead said: ...

Fight against poverty at risk by threats to women's rights - Oxfam

Women across the globe are facing new threats which risk dismantling decades of hard-won rights and de-railing the effort to end extreme poverty, Oxfam warns today. ...

Reaction: Prime Minister's commitment to economic reform must ensure the economy benefits all

Commenting in response to the Prime Minister's speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos today, in which she said a new approach from business and government was needed to respond to public...

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