Date: Jun 2012

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Scottish Finance Secretary Supports Robin Hood Tax

The Scottish Finance Secretary John Swinney has vowed to promote the Robin Hood Tax and has sharply criticised the UK Government over the issue. ...

Scottish Boost for Small-Scale Farmers in Tanzania

Like so many small-scale farmers in Tanzania, successive droughts have devastated Asia Pascal's rice paddy. As a single mother of four children, her ability to care for and feed her family...

Majority of Scottish MSPs Support a Robin Hood Tax

A majority of Scottish MSPs now support the introduction of a Robin Hood Tax to tackle poverty at home and abroad, and climate change. So far, a total of 68 MSPs have shown their support for...

Scottish aid worker issues stark warning on Sahel: Food crisis turning to catastrophe

A Scottish aid worker is calling for the world to wake up to the scale of the food crisis in West Africa and for the UK to increase its contribution to the appeal fund. David MacDonald,...

Oxfam warns of return to inequality not seen since Victorian times

A new report by Oxfam published today (Thu 14 June) highlights the "perfect storm" facing the poorest people in the UK.  ...

UK Government must pay 'Fair Share' for Sahel

Oxfam Launches 'Red Alert' Amid Worsening Food Crisis Oxfam today launches a 'Red Alert' e-action in response to the worsening food crisis across the Sahel region of West and...

Scotland heralds world's first climate justice fund

Oxfam has welcomed the launch of Scotland's Climate Justice Fund, heralded today as the world's first by the Scottish Government. The new fund will help some of the world's...