Subject: poverty in the uk

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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 Welcomes Appointment of Poverty Adviser

Responding to the appointment of Naomi Eisenstadt as an independent adviser on poverty and inequality to the First Minister, Head of Oxfam Scotland, Jamie Livingstone said: ...

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...

Stop Mummy! You are killing the polar bears...

Guest blog by Dilraj Kaur, Development Officer, Saving Energy Saves Money Project, with Oxfam's partner Amina Muslim Women's Resource Centre M(WRC) ...

Can Scotland Even It Up?

On Wednesday 26th November,  the Scottish Parliament debated our Even It Up: Time to End Extreme Inequality report.  ...

Can Smith Commission help Scotland's Climate Justice Fund and climate targets?

By Ryan McQuigg, Oxfam Scotland's Policy and Public Affairs Manager  ...

Our Response to the Programme for Government

By Ryan Mcquigg, Policy and Public Affairs Manager, Oxfam Scotland It's been another busy week in Scottish politics. With a new First Minister...

New Report Highlights Benefits of Cooperatives

Oxfam's Even it Up report highlighted the extreme levels of economic inequality that are undermining poverty reduction, corrupting politics and hindering economic growth around the world.  ...

World Food Day

Today is designated World Food Day by the United Nations. It's a time to recognise that despite living in a world that produces enough food for everyone, 1 in 8 people still go to bed hungry. ...

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