Hannah Westwater
Hannah Westwater
Hannah started writing for The Big Issue in 2018 before joining the team as staff reporter a year later.
Take One Leave One marks four years of helping homeless people stay warm
homelessness

Take One Leave One marks four years of helping homeless people stay warm

Universal credit claimant already has two jobs and is pressured to get more work
welfare system

Universal credit claimant already has two jobs and is pressured to get more work

Universal credit claimants will be forced to apply for more jobs or lose their benefits
Universal Credit

Universal credit claimants will be forced to apply for more jobs or lose their benefits

Jack Monroe has helped ensure inflation measures will reflect the real cost of living
cost of living crisis

Jack Monroe has helped ensure inflation measures will reflect the real cost of living

Benefit claimants have designed a system to replace the ‘monstrous’ universal credit
welfare system

Benefit claimants have designed a system to replace the ‘monstrous’ universal credit

DWP discriminated against disabled people in switch to universal credit, says court
Universal Credit

DWP discriminated against disabled people in switch to universal credit, says court

‘Pensioners died without getting their due’ from DWP, says scathing report
pensions

‘Pensioners died without getting their due’ from DWP, says scathing report

‘Just write millions of cheques’: Economists call for cash payments to ease cost of living crisis
cost of living crisis

‘Just write millions of cheques’: Economists call for cash payments to ease cost of living crisis

Here’s where to find help as the cost of living soars
cost of living crisis

Here’s where to find help as the cost of living soars

UK cost of living sees fastest increase in 30 years
cost of living crisis

UK cost of living sees fastest increase in 30 years

MPs vote through ‘deeply depressing’ voter ID laws
Elections

MPs vote through ‘deeply depressing’ voter ID laws

Some people could soon be spending more than half their income on energy bills
Energy crisis

Some people could soon be spending more than half their income on energy bills

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