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Lisa Rutherford

UK Regional Media Manager

Lisa Rutherford

Lisa has been working at Oxfam GB for nearly ten years, in campaigns, advocacy and the media team.

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UK supermarkets squeezing millions of the poorest farmers and workers in their supply chains

Millions of people who produce the food for supermarkets are trapped in poverty and face brutal working conditions, with many going hungry, according to a new report on global supermarket supply...

In a year of non-stop climate disasters, COP23 offers scant support

With the United Nations' climate conference drawing to a close, it's clear there's been very little progress on how to help people affected by climate change, despite record-breaking...

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JOINT STATEMENT: Leading UK aid organisations welcome the reappointment of Priti Patel as Secretary of State for International Development

A joint statement from the UK's leading aid organisations* said: "We welcome the reappointment of Priti Patel as Secretary of State for International Development to deliver...

Oxfam warns possible attack on Yemen's Hodeidah port will push country into near certain famine

Reacting to concern that Hodeidah port in Yemen is about to be attacked by the Saudi-led coalition, international aid agency Oxfam warns that this is likely to be the final straw that pushes the...

REACTION UK government achieves aid target for a third year

Commenting on the UK government achieving the 0.7% aid target for a third year, Oxfam Head of Government Relations Tim Livesey said: ...

REACTION UK government ratification of Paris Climate Agreement

Commenting on the UK ratification of the Paris Climate Agreement, Matthew Spencer Director of Campaigns, Policy and Influencing at Oxfam said: ...

REACTION Still much unfinished business on Paris Climate Change Agreement

Today more than 160 countries sign the Paris Climate Agreement at the United Nations in New York. At this first step towards putting the agreement into practice, Oxfam calls on governments to continue...

Londoners think current levels of wealth inequality are damaging to capital's future

New Oxfam poll shows 70 percent of Londoners think gap between the richest and poorest is too high. ...

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Reaction to UK minister for Syrian refugees announcement

On the announcement that the Prime Minister has appointed a minister for Syrian refugees, Daniel Gorevan Oxfam International Syria crisis campaign and policy manager said: "We welcome...

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7.8 million hungry in South Sudan: families fractured by food scarcity and conflict

Some 40 percent of people in South Sudan are expected to be severely hungry by the end of July, a figure higher than ever before projected. ...