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UK carbon budget vital to keep UK's place in low-carbon world, says Christian Aid

30 June 2016 - Responding to today’s Government announcement of the fifth carbon budget under the Climate Change Act, Christian Aid said it was urgent for the UK to confirm its commitment to tackling climate change at home and abroad by passing the budget quickly and at the recommended level.

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Protect whistleblowers and end secrecy around multinationals’ tax: Christian Aid

29 June 2016 - As whistleblowers who exposed multinationals’ cosy tax deals were sentenced in Luxembourg today, Christian Aid said the public should thank, not punish them.

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We’re nearly there with new financial transparency law, says Christian Aid

28 June 2016 - A new law to help curb multinational tax abuse across the world almost won House of Commons approval today, after 273 MPs from all the major parties today voted in favour of the change.

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Brexit: the UK must continue to be an international leader against poverty, says Christian Aid

24 June 2016 - The UK must remain an outward-looking country and an international leader against poverty and global threats following voters' historic decision to leave the European Union, Christian Aid said today.

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Refugee Week: Rowan Williams calls for Britain to honour its history of hospitality towards refugees

19 June 2016 - The UK must do much more to respond to the current refugee crisis and ought not to ‘turn a blind eye’ to the suffering of people seeking sanctuary, Dr Rowan Williams has said.

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Well-informed scrutiny helps make UK aid effective, says Christian Aid

13 June 2016 - Christian Aid responds to today's Parliamentary debate about the UK’s aid budget.

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Please help reveal the truth about tax, Christian Aid urges MPs

13 June 2016 - Christian Aid is calling on MPs of all parties to support a change in the law that would help rich and poor countries collect more of the tax billions they are owed by multinationals.

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Iraq crisis two years on: Christian Aid continues to help those caught in the crossfire

10 June 2016 - Christian Aid has helped more than 225,000 people in Iraq over the last two years and is scaling up its response to meet the mounting needs of those most recently affected by the conflict.

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Cross-party MPs urge David Cameron to resume his leadership against poverty

8 June 2016 - David Cameron helped create the Sustainable Development Goals and must now use his power to make UK government departments work towards them, a cross-party group of MPs warn in a welcome new report today.

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