Government needs to live up to Budget tax-dodging rhetoric at Addis conference

The Government should live up to promises in Wednesday's Budget to clamp down on tax avoidance by supporting rather than blocking crucial reforms to global tax rules being discussed at next week's...

Oxfam "deeply concerned" by IFS analysis of Budget's impact on low income families

Reacting to the IFS analysis showing that millions of low-income families will lose out as a result of yesterday's Budget because increases in the minimum wage will be outweighed by benefit cuts,...

Number of Syrian refugees tops 4 million

In response to the UN announcement that the number of registered Syrian refugees has passed 4 million Andy Baker, who leads Oxfam's response to the Syria crisis, said: ...

Ebola conference: Past recovery conferences show gloomy track record for disaster-hit countries

Rich countries have paid out less than half the amount they originally pledged to help countries recover from a snapshot of three major humanitarian crises, according to Oxfam. Oxfam looked...

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...

One year on, a generation faces a bleak future in Gaza

One year on from the 2014 Gaza conflict, most people's lives have not improved and an entire generation of young people faces an increasingly bleak future with little hope of jobs, reconstruction...

Oxfam responds to Daily Mail story

Tim Hunter, Oxfam's Director of Fundraising, said: "Oxfam supports more than 11 million people worldwide thanks to the help of the British public - we only contact those people who have...

Government changes definition of child poverty - reaction

Commenting on today's Government's announcement that it is changing the official definition of child poverty, Kathleen Spencer Chapman, head of UK policy at Oxfam, said: ...

Oxfam welcomes China’s INDC announcement in the fight against climate change

Tim Gore, Oxfam's international climate adviser, said: "China's announcement to set ambitious goals to reduce emissions and increase renewables is welcome. ...

Leaders must boost climate adaptation funds if Paris talks are to succeed, says Oxfam

Oxfam is urging world leaders to boost funds available for developing countries to adapt to the changing climate, as they meet in New York for the UN General Assembly High-Level Meeting on Climate...

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