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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: ...

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...

Eight people own same wealth as half the world

Pre-Davos report shows gap between richest and poor is greater than feared Eight billionaires own the same wealth as the 3.6 billion people who form the poorest half of the world's population,...

REACTION: Tax transparency needed to hold overseas territories to account

Margaret Hodge MP has today proposed an amendment to the Criminal Finance Bill that would ensure the UK's overseas territories adopt the same transparency standards as the rest of the UK by the...

Reaction: British tax haven used in football tax dodge

Reports today show that football stars including Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho; Real Madrid star, Cristiano Ronaldo; Monaco captain, Radamel Falcao; and Arsenal player, Mesut Özil are...

Oxfam reaction: New OECD tax data

New OECD tax data reveals governments are taxing poor and letting rich off the hook, says Oxfam Responding to the publication of two new tax reports by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation...

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