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Failure to agree world tax body in Addis is missed opportunity

Commenting on final agreements reached at the UN financing for development conference in Addis Ababa last night, which aimed to set out how plans to meet poverty targets will be funded over the next...

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...

European Commission wastes chance to fight corporate tax dodging

Commenting on plans to reform the corporate tax system published by the European Commission today, Oxfam's tax policy advisor Alison Holder said: "These watered down, vague plans...

IMF: making the rich richer is not good for growth

Commenting on the International Monetary Fund's latest report 'Causes and Consequences of Income Inequality', which shows that inequality and the currently limited distribution of income...

G7 companies' tax dodging lost Africa $6bn

G7-based companies and investors cheated Africa out of an estimated $6billion (£3.9bn) in a year through just one form of tax dodging, according to a new Oxfam report 'Money talks: Africa at...

Oxfam verdict on the World Bank IMF Spring meetings

Inequality Head of Oxfam International's Washington DC office Nicolas Mombrial said:   "Given that rising inequality continues to make the headlines everywhere in the...

Budget reaction

Responding to measures announced to tackle tax dodging by Chancellor George Osborne in today's Budget, Oxfam's Head of UK Campaigns & Policy Nick Bryer said:  "There...

Response to Labour's announcement on tackling tax dodging

Responding to Labour's plans to tackle tax dodging, Nick Bryer, Oxfam's Head of UK Policy and Campaigns, said: "Labour's announcement is the latest sign that public anger about tax...

Reaction to the Chancellor's Autumn Statement by Mark Golding, Oxfam GB Chief Executive

In reaction to the Chancellor's Autumn Statement, Mark Goldring, Oxfam GB Chief Executive, said: ...

Tackle tax dodging to turn back rising tide of inequality, Oxfam tells G20

Tackle tax dodging to turn back rising tide of inequality, Oxfam tells G20

More than a third of the additional wealth generated by the G20 during the Australian Presidency has gone to the top one per cent, Oxfam revealed today as it called on the G20 to take urgent action...

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