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, dressed in their 'Chancellor' shirts and ties, marched with their red Budget sandwich boxes to the Scotland Office to show that one of the boxes was empty, highlighting that one in eight people in the world still go hungry.
The stunt -...
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 are her thoughts on how it went, and how important it is to get politicians to support Enough Food For Everyone IF.
The first Scottish event for the IF campaign after its launch took place in Glasgow last week.
Oxfam Scotland says increased people power in Scotland should be used to tackle poverty and promote real community-led economic development, tackling inequality and providing sustainable livelihoods for everyone in Scotland.
The charity has just submitted its response to the Scottish Government's Community Empowerment and Renewal Bill.
It is calling for a fundamental redistribution of power in Scotland through meaningful...
Oxfam has warned "land grabs" akin to the Highland Clearances in Scotland are taking place in developing countries with some of the world's poorest people forcibly evicted.
The international development charity says land 26 times the size of Scotland was sold off globally in the last decade, enough to grow food for a billion people.
David Grimason has today announced he will take his campaign for a strong Arms Trade Treaty to the United Nations during the final talks in New York.
Mr Grimason's son Alistair was two-years-old when he was shot dead during a holiday to Turkey in 2003 and he has campaigned for tougher laws on arms ever since.
Alistair was asleep in his pram in a cafe when an argument broke out at a nearby table and a man opened fire - killing...