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Inequality in Scotland must be tackled by new jobs and fair taxation

A new study of poverty and social exclusion in Scotland highlights a huge rise in unemployment for under-25s, and stark and growing health inequalities. Oxfam Scotland says it shows a...

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Statement on Welfare Benefits Uprating Bill

In response to the Government's publication of the welfare benefits uprating bill today, Head of Oxfam Scotland Judith Robertson said: "This bill will effectively mean a permanent...

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New Poll Shows Scots Back Fair Taxes

A survey carried out on behalf of Oxfam has found that more than three-quarters of people in Scotland believe taxes should be raised for those with the highest income and wealth. More...

Prof Seumas McDaid and Judith Robertson sign the Memo of Understanding

Oxfam strikes unique partnership with UWS

A ground-breaking partnership between Oxfam Scotland and the University of the West of Scotland (UWS) seeks to deliver new solutions for a fairer Scotland. Part of the new initiative is the...

Oxfam campaigners take the Land Grab campaign to Glasgow's Buchanan Street

Oxfam warns of new 'Highland Clearances'

Oxfam has warned "land grabs" akin to the Highland Clearances in Scotland are taking place in developing countries with some of the world's poorest people forcibly evicted.  ...

Oxfam volunteers at the Morningside shop in Edinburgh

Oxfam Morningside celebrates charity's 70th anniversary

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Scottish dad takes Arms Trade Treaty campaign to the United Nations

David Grimason has today announced he will take his campaign for a strong Arms Trade Treaty to the United Nations during the final talks in New York. Mr Grimason's son Alistair was two-years-old...

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.  ...

Scotland's First Minister backs the Robin Hood Tax

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

Oxfam brands 'Robin Hood' budget farcical and a missed opportunity to tackle rising inequality

Responding to today's Budget, Oxfam Scotland says it's a missed opportunity to tackle rising inequality and raise billions of pounds for public services across the UK. The charity...

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