Jamie Livingstone

Head of Oxfam Scotland

I oversee all communications and campaigns in Scotland.

All posts by Jamie Livingstone

Time to Even It Up

Oxfam has launched a global campaign focused on one of the biggest issues of our time: the truly extreme level of inequality. ...

Post Referendum Statement

In the run up to the referendum, people in Scotland engaged in vibrant discussions about what type of country they want for themselves, their families, their communities and for the country as a...

3 Families Wealthier Than Poorest 20% of People in Scotland

The richest 3 families in Scotland own more wealth than the poorest 20% of the Scottish population put together, according to a new estimate of inequality released by Oxfam Scotland. ...

Graphic from Scottish Government report

Unacceptable numbers of people living in poverty highlighted in new Scottish Government report

The Scottish Government's "Poverty and Income Inequality" report, out today, reveals that the economic recovery is not making enough of a difference to the poorest, many of...

Five today... Scotland's Climate Change Act

Today marks five years since Scotland passed our world leading climate change legislation.  ...

Welfare Reform a "significant cause" of Rise in Food Banks

We welcome the findings of a new report from a Scottish Parliamentary committee which links the surge in food bank use in Scotland to welfare reforms. ...

Life Below the Line

Looking back it was said with embarrassing dismay: "what do you mean we can't afford coffee?" The reality of surviving on £1 a day for all food and drink sunk in fast at 6am...

We are failing too many people

Whether someone is in work or unable to work, they should have access to a decent income that lets them live with dignity. ...

Spending Scotland's Money Ethically

They say money talks. If that's true, the way we spend public cash should send a clear message. ...

EVENT: History Repeating?

Oxfam is supporting a major IF campaign seminar to highlight the parallels between the Highland Clearances in Scotland and land grabs taking place right now in developing countries.  ...