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Subject: poverty in the uk

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Powerful testimony of low-paid workers in Scotland reveals a job to be done on work quality

Unique research project finds low paid workers priorities are too often not being met   ...

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Oxfam Scotland reacts to latest poverty and inequality figures

Reacting to the publication of national statistics for poverty in Scotland in 2014/15 [1], Jamie Livingstone, Head of Oxfam Scotland, said: "It is clear that not enough progress is being...

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Foundations for a fairer Scotland have been laid, now let's see action

If talking about fairness was the key to delivering it, Scotland would already be a beacon of equality.  ...

Oxfam Scotland’s policy priorities for the Scottish Parliament

Building blocks: Oxfam Scotland’s reaction to party manifestos Holyrood 2016

The Scottish Parliament election is just one week away, and all political parties have published their manifestos, setting out their agendas and ideas for what the next Parliament can achieve. ...

Scots want a more equal Scotland, and a large majority support deeper action to deliver it, new poll reveals

Research released as Oxfam invokes spirit of Burns in new campaign backed by folk singer Sheena Wellington ...

Public in Scotland: need for food banks 'fundamentally wrong'

New poll shows huge level of concern ahead of Poverty Alliance conference. ...

Oxfam Scotland Welcomes Appointment of Poverty Adviser

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

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 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...

Latest reports on inequality in Scotland must lead to action

Oxfam Scotland's response to the Scottish Government's latest Wealth and Assets Survey 2006-2012, published alongside the Public Attitudes to Poverty, Inequality and Welfare in Scotland and...

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