Welfare Reform a "significant cause" of Rise in Food Banks

We welcome the findings of a new report from a Scottish Parliamentary committee which links the surge in food bank use in Scotland to welfare reforms. ...

Inequality in Scotland

Ryan McQuigg, Policy and Public Affairs Manager at Oxfam Scotland, takes a closer look at inequality. ...

Crisis in South Sudan - We cannot afford to wait and we cannot afford to fail

Today we are launching an urgent appeal for funds to help the people of South Sudan as the crisis reaches a 'now or never moment'. More than a million people have been forced from...

Life Below the Line

Looking back it was said with embarrassing dismay: "what do you mean we can't afford coffee?" The reality of surviving on £1 a day for all food and drink sunk in fast at 6am...

Malawi crop picking

Adapting to Climate Change in Malawi

Kathryn Porteous recently visited Malawi to find out how Scottish Oxfam projects are yielding results for some of Africa's poorest people. ...

Ending food poverty in Scotland

New figures released by the Trussell Trust show that in the last financial year the number of people in Scotland who turned to food banks increased fivefold from 14,000 to over 71,000...

Rising inequality - and what we can do about it

Oxfam recently revealed that the five richest families in the UK are wealthier than the bottom 20% of the entire population. That's just five households with more money than 12.6 million people...

Danny Alexander MP backs Oxfam Inverness’s Syria campaign

One of our Shop Campaign Champions David Smith proved just how much they can achieve when Highland MP Danny Alexander visited our outlet in Inverness last month (March 21) to back their campaign...

We are failing too many people

Whether someone is in work or unable to work, they should have access to a decent income that lets them live with dignity. ...

St Andrews supporters take action for Syria

Guest blog by Eilidh Beaton, constituency campaigner with University of St Andrews Oxfam Society. ...

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