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REACTION Prime Ministers pledge to confront inequality is welcome

Commenting on the Prime Minister's speech to Conservative Party conference today, Oxfam GB chief executive Mark Goldring said: "Oxfam welcomes the Prime Minister's pledge to confront...

ICIJ Bahamas exposé underscores urgent need for global tax body under UN

In response to the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) pointing the finger at the Bahamas for tax abuse, Oxfam's Head of Inequality Campaigns and Policy Nick Bryer...

Reaction: UK government figures on households below average income

Reacting to the publication of the UK government's statistics on households below average income for 2014-15, Rachael Orr, Oxfam's head of UK Programme said: ...

Political failure driving rise in humanitarian crises, says Oxfam

The failure of governments to address the causes of conflicts and disasters, and deal with the consequences is leading to the suffering of millions of people and putting the humanitarian system under...

300 economists tell world leaders tax havens ‘serve no useful economic purpose’

Thomas Piketty, Angus Deaton, Jeffrey Sachs and Nora Lustig join call for more tax transparency ...

Prime Minister 'dictated to' by tax havens over offshore secrecy

Commenting on David Cameron's statement in House of Commons today that he is choosing not to require Britain's Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies to have a public register of who...

Reaction: Cameron needs to make offshore tax reform more transparent

Commenting on the Prime Minister's announcement today that UK offshore territories have agreed to provide full information to UK law enforcement agencies on who really owns and controls companies...

Oxfam reaction to Budget

Reacting to today's Budget, Nick Bryer, Oxfam's Head of UK Policy and Campaigns, said: On UK poverty and a national living wage "Increasing the legal minimum wage is a...

Oxfam response to the Queen's Speech

Responding to the announcement in the Queen's Speech of legislation to set up a public registry of beneficial ownership, Sally Copley, Oxfam's Head of UK Policy, said: ...

Oxfam: Unpaid corporate tax could solve global hunger with money to spare

Oxfam today reveals that less than a third of the money that developing countries lose to corporate tax dodgers would be enough to end global hunger.  The international agency is calling...

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