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Oxfam warns of return to inequality not seen since Victorian times

A new report by Oxfam published today (Thu 14 June) highlights the "perfect storm" facing the poorest people in the UK.  ...

Sir Tom: Talk to the people with low paid, poor quality jobs

Sir Tom Hunter isn't the only person who passes judgement on people he doesn't know. We all do it occasionally.  But Sir Tom is rich and successful. So people listen when...

Scotland's First Minister backs the Robin Hood Tax

Alex Salmond calls on David Cameron to "speak up" for the measure ...

Oxfam says UK budget shouldn't hit the 'squashed bottom'. Call coincides with major conference on Scottish poverty

Oxfam has urged the Chancellor to use next week's budget to raise new tax revenues from those who can afford it, not make further cuts from those who can't. The charity believes George...

It's time for the Scottish Government to offer full public support to the Robin Hood Tax

Campaigners for a fairer financial system have called on the Scottish Government to support the Robin Hood Tax (RHT) to heap pressure on the UK Coalition to implement it. It comes after the...

Oxfam unveils unique investment fund in Scotland

Oxfam is demonstrating to the financial industry that investments in developing countries can deliver both social and financial returns. It comes with the creation of a unique investment opportunity....

Either we're at war, or all in it together, not both

Our Prime Minister has kicked off 2012 by announcing a pledge to half the amount of red-tape and calling health and safety laws a 'monster'. This is part of a promise he made last year to...

Scotland backs the Robin Hood Tax

We support proposals for a new Financial Transactions Tax (FTT) and believe Scotland should send a clear and united message in support of the measure. Branded the Robin Hood Tax by some campaigners,...

Majority of Scots want groundbreaking new tax on banks. New poll reveals support for 'Robin Hood' charge on financial transactions

More than half of all Scots believe the Government should introduce a new financial transaction tax (FTT) to be spent on fighting poverty at home and abroad, according to a new poll released today...

First Minister makes first public mention of climate adaptation fund. Alex Salmond says Scotland has a "moral duty" to act

Reacting to Alex Salmond's speech on climate change this morning, Oxfam Scotland head Judith Robertson says the Scottish Government should now deliver on its manifesto commitment. Speaking...

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