In reaction to the European Parliament's plenary vote on the Financial Transaction Tax, Nicolas Mombrial, Oxfam’s EU Policy Adviser said:
We are part of a movement of campaigns in more than 25 countries around the world with millions of supporters.
Around the world, momentum is building behind a tiny tax on bankers that could generate billions to help with problems at home and overseas. Join the movement!
Council conclusions adopted today by Environment Ministers set out the European Union's
European Tax Commissioner Algirdas Semeta today announced that all legal conditions are now met for a pioneer g
Today, at a meeting of EU Finance Ministers in Luxembourg, Commissioner Algirdas Semeta announced that another four countries are in support of moving forward with a Financial Transactions Tax (FTT
Today EU Finance Ministers, meeting in Luxembourg, agreed to drop the idea of an EU-wide European Financial Transaction Tax (FTT).
Speaking at a press conference at the Rio+20 Summit, Barbara Stocking, Chief Executive, Oxfam GB said:
Today, the European Parliament voted in favour of an European Financial Transaction Tax (FTT), with 487 votes in favour out of 685.
Oxfam spokesperson Luc Lampriere reacting to President Sarkozy today: