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Oxfam reaction to World Inequality Report: Government action key to ending inequality

World Inequality Report: Government action key to ending inequality says Oxfam Responding to the release of the World Inequality Report today, which reveals that income inequality is...

Global Health Report damning indictment of government action on health, says Oxfam

Responding to the publication of a new World Bank - World Health Organisation report which reveals that half the world do not have access to essential quality healthcare, and 800 million people face...

Reaction to EU black list of tax havens

Reacting to the news of the EU's publication of a black list of tax havens , Oli Pearce, Oxfam GB's policy advisor on inequality and tax, said: ...

EU must ensure tax haven blacklist is not a whitewash

The EU should resist political pressure and ensure its upcoming blacklist of tax havens objectively reflects the criteria it has itself set if it is serious about fighting tax avoidance, Oxfam said...

Majority of Conservative voters think Government should be doing more to tackle tax dodging - poll

More than two thirds (70 percent) of Conservative voters think the Government should be doing more to tackle tax dodging by companies, which deprives countries of vital funds needed to fight poverty,...

Reaction: Sheer volume of Paradise Papers data shows industrial-scale tax dodging

The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists has just published new data on close to 25,000 entities connected to the Paradise Papers. Commenting on this release of files on Appleby...

Reaction: Credit Suisse Global Wealth report highlights huge gulf between haves and have nots

In reaction to the Credit Suisse Global Wealth Report, published today, Oxfam's Head of Advocacy Katy Chakrabortty, said: "This report highlights the huge gulf between the haves...

Reaction: MPs from all sides call for greater tax transparency

Responding to calls from MPs from all sides - including Andrew Mitchell, Nigel Mills, Vince Cable and Margaret Hodge - for action to improve transparency, made in today's emergency Commons...

Five steps the UK Government should take to end tax scandals

The UK Government should urgently prioritise tough action to tackle tax dodging by multinationals and wealthy individuals that deprives the world's poorest regions of $170 billion every year,...

Reaction: latest Paradise Papers scandal reveals central role of UK-linked tax havens

Responding to the latest Paradise Papers revelations about companies including Apple and Nike, which also highlight the central role of British crown dependencies and overseas territories in global...

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