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Londoners think current levels of wealth inequality are damaging to capital's future

New Oxfam poll shows 70 percent of Londoners think gap between the richest and poorest is too high. ...

REACTION Return of people from Greece to Turkey shows indifference

In response to the return of people from Greece to Turkey as part of the EU / Turkey deal, Oxfam's EU Migration Policy Lead Sara Tesorieri said: ...

REACTION Panama Papers leak highlights need for crackdown on UK tax havens

The Panama Papers leak reveals wide-spread tax dodging by a powerful global elite and a strong connection between the UK and the firm at the heart of the scandal, Mossack Fonseca. More than half...

Reaction: Agencies criticise rich countries' failure to resettle more Syrians

Oxfam, Save the Children and Norwegian Refugee Council criticised the deeply disappointing outcome of today's international pledging conference for resettlement of refugees fleeing the ongoing...

Rich countries have resettled a tiny fraction of Syrian refugees - UK set to take just over a fifth of its fair share

Rich countries have resettled only 1.39 percent of the nearly five million Syrian refugees, a fraction of the 10 percent of people who need to be urgently offered a safe haven. As states meet in...

Children fill containers with water from a tap amid a water shortage in Sana'a, Yemen

Looming banking crisis in Yemen risks pushing millions into famine

A year of devastating conflict in Yemen compounded by a looming banking crisis risks pushing millions into famine, warns Oxfam today one year on from the escalation of war. ...

Oxfam suspends aid operations in Moria camp in Greece

Oxfam has today suspended operations in Moria camp, on the Greek island of Lesvos, in response to the deteriorating treatment of migrants after the recent deal struck between the EU and Turkey. ...

EU border closures worsen humanitarian crisis

A decision to shift the EU's responsibility for refugees to Turkey would see the bloc bargaining its core values and abandoning fundamental legal obligations, warns Oxfam today. Such a decision,...

Reaction to Budget announcements on tax and aid

Commenting on measures announced in today's Budget to raise an extra £9 billion by cracking down on corporate tax dodging, Oxfam's Head of UK Policy Richard Pyle said: "The Chancellor...

A quarter of all new UK wealth goes to millionaires

The richest 1% of the UK population - made up entirely of millionaires - has captured more than a quarter of the £4 trillion increase in national wealth since 2000, while the poorest continue to...

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