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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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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...

Hot Chip Vinyl Emporium to play Scottish gig for Oxfam

Oxfam and Domino have today announced that Hot Chip will be taking over the Oxfam music shop in Byres Road shop in Glasgow on Friday 12th October.   The Oxfam shop will give up its...

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MSPs show their Humankind side

On the second day of the current parliamentary year, Members of the Scottish Parliament debated a motion welcoming the Oxfam Humankind Index for Scotland. Oxfam Scotland Research and Policy Adviser...

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