Oxfam Scotland Welcomes Appointment of Poverty Adviser

It is clear we must do more to ensure we build a fairer Scotland.  ...

Women are living in fear for their safety three months on from Nepal earthquake, Oxfam Scot says

Scots aid worker warns physical abuse a major concern for women ...

Reaction to release of the Scottish Government's 'Poverty and Income Inequality in Scotland 2014/15' report

Reacting to release of the Scottish Government's "Poverty and Income Inequality in Scotland 2013/14" report - the latest official figures on poverty in Scotland - Jamie Livingstone,...

Oxfam Scotland reaction to Scottish Government's launch of "Creating a Fairer Scotland" discussion

Reacting to the Scottish Government's launch of a national discussion on 'Creating a fairer Scotland', Jamie Livingstone, Head of Oxfam Scotland, said: ...

Charities welcome changes to Empowerment Bill

Major charities have welcomed changes to the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Bill which improve the legislation in a number of important respects since the Bill was first introduced. ...

Total raised for DEC Nepal Earthquake in Scotland reaches £4 million. £47 million donated across UK

Scots have donated £4 million to the DEC Nepal Earthquake Appeal since it launched last week. £47 million has now been raised in the UK as a whole, helping aid agencies to reach an estimated 310,000...

Rally for Climate

The climate is changing. We've all seen it. Extreme weather events are becoming more frequent and seasons are becoming increasingly erratic. And it's the world's poorest people that are...

DEC Nepal Earthquake appeal raises more than £1.6 million in Scotland. Over £19 million raised across UK.

The Scottish public has donated over £1.6 million to the DEC Nepal Earthquake Appeal, a day after it was launched. This figure does not include the £250,000 donation announced by the Scottish...

DEC announces Nepal Earthquake Appeal in Scotland. First Minister announces £250,000 Scottish Government donation

The Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) in Scotland has today announced its appeal to help survivors of the devastating Nepal earthquake.   ...

Oxfam Scotland response to Trussell Trust report on increase in people using foodbanks

In response to figures from the Trussell Trust, out last week, which show that the number of foodbank users in the UK has topped 1 million, 117,689 of those in Scotland, Jamie Livingstone, Head of...

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