Subject: scotland

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Kids challenge Chancellor on global hunger

Primary school children from East Lothian today challenged the Chancellor to keep the UK's promises on aid in this year's budget. The eight children from Wallyford Primary School,...

Traditional games at Govan school campus

Govan games mark International Women's Day

A group of Govan women taught traditional playground games like Balls and Elastics to a new generation of youngsters to mark International Women's Day. The women visited the...

Scottish Past Linked To Modern Land Grabs

International Development Minister Attends Seminar on New 'Highland Clearances'   Global land grabs and their parallels to the Highland Clearances were the theme of an...

Scots Poll Shows Concern Over Global Land Grabs

Scottish Government Urged To Play Role In Fighting "New Highland Clearances" ...

Scottish activists take IF message to MPs

Oxfam Scotland volunteer political activism co-ordinator Meray Diner (pictured right with MPs William Bain and Ann McKechin MP) took part in the IF Camapaign Lunch and Lobby last week. Here...

David Cameron

Oxfam Scotland statement on PM's aid comments

Oxfam Scotland has responded to the Prime Minsiter's comments on aid and the military. Head of Oxfam Scotland, Judith Robertson, said: "We are deeply concerned at Prime Minister David...

Oxfam Scotland backs bedroom tax petition

Oxfam Scotland is backing a change in the law that will help tenants affected by the controversial cuts to housing benefit stay in their homes in Scotland. The charity, which works with partners...

Lord McConnell Warns of Global Land Grabs

An Oxfam report has revealed that investors are targeting poorly governed countries, looking to secure land cheaply and quickly. Here, former First Minister Lord Jack McConnell writes about...

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.  ...

Tax avoidance cash

Tax avoidance billions could help the poorest

Today (31 January) is the deadline for people to submit their tax returns, Most people, whether low earners with income just above the tax threshold or high earners paying the highest...

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