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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 reaction to Scottish Government's launch of "Creating a Fairer Scotland" discussion

Reacting to the Scottish Government's launch of a national discussion on 'Creating a fairer Scotland', Jamie Livingstone, Head of Oxfam Scotland, said: ...

Charities welcome changes to Empowerment Bill

Major charities have welcomed changes to the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Bill which improve the legislation in a number of important respects since the Bill was first introduced. ...

Crucial Opportunity to Tackle Inequality in Scotland in 2015

Oxfam challenges Scottish political leaders to work together ...

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...

Spending Scotland's Money Ethically

They say money talks. If that's true, the way we spend public cash should send a clear message. ...

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Politicians must stop playing business as usual with new GDP figures

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Help us build Our Economy!

Scotland has a problem. It's the economy. At the moment the wealthiest households in Scotland are 273 times richer than the poorest. There are 8 people on unemployment...

Poverty Commissioner would fight for fair future

In a Platform piece for The Scotsman, Head of Oxfam Scotland Judith Robertson argues for a Scottish Poverty Commissioner. Poverty is a creation of society and - if we work together and have...

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