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Eight people own same wealth as half the world

Pre-Davos report shows gap between richest and poor is greater than feared ...

Scottish Limited Partnerships - all Holyrood parties support Oxfam's campaign

Scottish parties unite to back Oxfam campaign to make sure a Scottish legal mechanism isn't helping tax dodgers ...

Hunger is a reality for millions in Malawi

Imagine only having a third of the food you need to feed your family.  ...

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Scotland supports new generation of global citizens

Judith Robertson is the Head of Oxfam Scotland, and a spokesperson for the Enough Food For Everyone IF Campaign in Scotland. From chemical weapon atrocities in Syria to global climate change...

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Oxfam backs call for public inquiry into food banks

Oxfam is backing calls for a public inquiry into the massive rise in the numbers of people relying on food banks. Figures published today by the Trussell Trust, show that more than 350,000...

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Oxfam Scotland celebrates 50th anniversary

Oxfam Scotland is celebrating its 50th anniversary today by erecting a 'refugee camp' in the heart of Glasgow to highlight the plight of Syrian refugees.  Show you Love...

Oxfam calls for inquiry as more than half a million need food aid

Britain faces a hidden scandal where thousands of people cannot feed themselves or their families, according to a hard hitting report from Oxfam and Church Action on Poverty.  The two...

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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...

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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