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Jo Harrison

Communication Officer, UK Poverty Programme

13.5 million people in the UK live in poverty. Often called chavs, cheats or scroungers by mainstream media, my job is to tell the stories of those living in poverty in the UK, to change public perception and to create meaningful change at government level.

Direct line: +44 (0)1865 472059
Mobile: +44 (0)7775 816612


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Why is Oxfam working with food banks in the UK?

Why is Oxfam working with food banks in the UK?

There's a saying in my home town of Wigan, in the North of England, that's often shouted at football matches and displayed on souvenirs. It goes 'We come from Wigan and we live in mud...