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Oxfam Budget response: Budget has not gone far enough to close the huge gap between the richest and the rest

In response to the Chancellor's comments during his Budget speech, that income inequality is at its lowest level in the UK for over 20 years, Katy Wright, Oxfam's Head of UK Policy, made...

The Asian Awards elects charity partner Oxfam for its 4th annual event

The internationally acclaimed Asian Awards has elected Oxfam as charity partner for its 4th annual event on 4 April 2014 at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London.  ...

Northern Mali: food and fuel in short supply as stocks looted and traders fail to return

In areas of northern Mali the price of food and fuel is rocketing as supplies start to dry up after looting following recent military operations, and with traders who have fled the area failing to...

Income of richest 100 people enough to end poverty four times over - Oxfam

An explosion in extreme wealth is exacerbating inequality and hindering the world's ability to tackle poverty, Oxfam warned today in a briefing published ahead of the World Economic Forum in...

Oxfam: nearly 7 million lives at risk because they aren’t getting life-saving drugs

Bill Nighy says UK aid is crucial to help prevent people dying for as little as 23 pence a day On the eve of World Aids Day, aid agency Oxfam is warning that the lives of almost 7 million...

Radio DJ Sara Cox ‘does a Delia’ hosting a pop up supper for Oxfam

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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...

Welcome progress on family planning needs to be backed by improvements in public healthcare

Commenting on the Prime Minister's speech at today's DFID/Gates Family Planning Summit Kathleen Spencer Chapman, Oxfam senior policy adviser, said: "Using British aid to...

Monsoon flood devastates south-east and north east Bangladesh, further flooding on the way

Monsoon flood devastates south-east and north east Bangladesh, further flooding on the way Over 600,000 people displaced and around 20,000 houses destroyed so far. ...

EU Finance Ministers break deadlock on financial transaction taxes and now must deliver for the poorest

Today EU Finance Ministers, meeting in Luxembourg, agreed to drop the idea of an EU-wide European Financial Transaction Tax (FTT). Instead, Ministers proposed to move forward in taxing the financial...

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