David Eyre

UK Poverty Press Officer

All posts by David Eyre

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Politicians must stop playing business as usual with new GDP figures

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Oxfam backs call for public inquiry into food banks

Oxfam is backing calls for a public inquiry into the massive rise in the numbers of people relying on food banks. Figures published today by the Trussell Trust, show that more than 350,000...

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Govan Loves Syria

Oxfam's Love Syria campaign took to the streets of Govan - and people across Glasgow will be able to tune in to find out more. Oxfam Scotland's Lindsay Clydesdale spent five...

A better Scotland? There's an app for that.

A brand new web application is being launched today to help people decide whether new policy ideas actually make for a better Scotland. The app is based on Oxfam Scotland's Humankind...

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Oxfam Scotland celebrates 50th anniversary

Oxfam Scotland is celebrating its 50th anniversary today by erecting a 'refugee camp' in the heart of Glasgow to highlight the plight of Syrian refugees.  Show you Love...

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Help us build Our Economy!

Scotland has a problem. It's the economy. At the moment the wealthiest households in Scotland are 273 times richer than the poorest. There are 8 people on unemployment...

Oxfam publishes major new Our Economy report

A new Oxfam Scotland report says that instead of tackling inequality and poverty in Scotland, the existing economic model is making them worse and needs to change. Our Economy: Towards a New...

Poverty Commissioner would fight for fair future

In a Platform piece for The Scotsman, Head of Oxfam Scotland Judith Robertson argues for a Scottish Poverty Commissioner. Poverty is a creation of society and - if we work together and have...

Kids challenge Chancellor on global hunger

Primary school children from East Lothian today challenged the Chancellor to keep the UK's promises on aid in this year's budget. The eight children from Wallyford Primary School,...

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Govan games mark International Women's Day

A group of Govan women taught traditional playground games like Balls and Elastics to a new generation of youngsters to mark International Women's Day. The women visited the...