Hannah Westwater
Hannah started writing for The Big Issue in 2018 before joining the team as staff reporter a year later.
You could be £1,100 a year worse off from Friday in cost of living surge
cost of living
cost of living crisis

You could be £1,100 a year worse off from Friday in cost of living surge

EU citizens miss out on work and housing because of 'failing' Home Office portal
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immigration

EU citizens miss out on work and housing because of 'failing' Home Office portal

More than 270,000 pupils will have left school before special educational needs and disabilities paper takes effect
Bridget Phillipson speaks about the SEND green paper in the Commons.
Education

More than 270,000 pupils will have left school before special educational needs and disabilities paper takes effect

SEND green paper: Ministers wrong to suggest culture is the problem in underfunded schools, say experts
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schools

SEND green paper: Ministers wrong to suggest culture is the problem in underfunded schools, say experts

Sunak ‘made political choice to plunge 1.3 million people into poverty’, chancellor told
cost of living
cost of living crisis

Sunak ‘made political choice to plunge 1.3 million people into poverty’, chancellor told

What would happen if you lost your internet access overnight? We asked the public
Digital Inclusion

What would happen if you lost your internet access overnight? We asked the public

'Maybe we gather foreigners in some other place': Ukraine ambassador on discrimination at border
ukraine refugees
ukraine crisis

'Maybe we gather foreigners in some other place': Ukraine ambassador on discrimination at border

‘The impact could be fatal’: Jack Monroe urges MPs to support families amid cost of living crisis
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cost of living crisis

‘The impact could be fatal’: Jack Monroe urges MPs to support families amid cost of living crisis

Brits are facing the biggest drop in real-terms income since the 1970s
cost of living crisis

Brits are facing the biggest drop in real-terms income since the 1970s

Stephen Fry to feature in play telling lockdown stories of prisoners and homeless people
Justice system

Stephen Fry to feature in play telling lockdown stories of prisoners and homeless people

Exclusive: You can’t get a job if you can’t afford the internet, say 9 in 10 Brits
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digital inclusion

Exclusive: You can’t get a job if you can’t afford the internet, say 9 in 10 Brits

Government on course to repeat Afghanistan evacuation mistakes in Ukraine, MPs warn
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ukraine invasion

Government on course to repeat Afghanistan evacuation mistakes in Ukraine, MPs warn