Responding to today's Budget, Oxfam Scotland says it's a missed opportunity to tackle rising inequality and raise billions of pounds for public services across the UK.
The charity - which works extensively with local partners across Scotland - brands claims that this is a 'Robin Hood' budget "a farce".
The Chancellor announced a cut in the 50p top rate of rate to 45p for the highest earners in the country,...
Oxfam has urged the Chancellor to use next week's budget to raise new tax revenues from those who can afford it, not make further cuts from those who can't.
The charity believes George Osborne should introduce more progressive taxation policies to raise new revenues from wealthy individuals and use the proceeds to limit cuts to public services and the welfare system.
The call comes as politicians, policy-makers, commentators...
The international aid group says the move will place Scotland at the forefront of global efforts to tackle this vital issue.