3 Families Wealthier Than Poorest 20% of People in Scotland

The richest 3 families in Scotland own more wealth than the poorest 20% of the Scottish population put together, according to a new estimate of inequality released by Oxfam Scotland. ...

Have your say on inequality

The world's richest 85 people have the same wealth as 3.5 billion people. 5 families in the UK have the same wealth as the poorest 20% of the population. The 10 wealthiest households in Scotland...

Graphic from Scottish Government report

Unacceptable numbers of people living in poverty highlighted in new Scottish Government report

The Scottish Government's "Poverty and Income Inequality" report, out today, reveals that the economic recovery is not making enough of a difference to the poorest, many of...

Big rise in UK food poverty sees more than 20m meals given out in last year

Scottish Food bank provider warns against food banks becoming "new norm" ...

Five today... Scotland's Climate Change Act

Today marks five years since Scotland passed our world leading climate change legislation.  ...

The Challenge of Inequality: Time For Debate

Recently released research has revealed increasing levels of poverty in Scotland. Over the last year a further 110,000 people fell below the poverty line, under which affording the basic...

Why Our Climate Targets Matter

By Ryan McQuigg, Policy and Public Affairs Manager, Oxfam Scotland ...

Scots urged to back Oxfam's Gaza Appeal

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A mobile clinic brings healthcare to families who have lost everything

Last week in Scotland, and across the UK, the Disasters Emergency Committee launched a Gaza Crisis appeal. Scots have now raised £434,000 for this appeal. You can join them by donating here. ...

To inspire or not to

TED and TEDx talks are often inspiring - they're frequently about individual stories where people have overcome the odds or are creating something amazing. ...

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