Hannah Westwater
Hannah Westwater
Hannah started writing for The Big Issue in 2018 before joining the team as staff reporter a year later.
‘Migrants are not enemy combatants’: Plans to bring in navy to stop Channel crossings spark anger
asylum system

‘Migrants are not enemy combatants’: Plans to bring in navy to stop Channel crossings spark anger

‘Pull the other one’: Nadine Dorries ridiculed for claims BBC licence fee freeze will help cost of living
cost of living crisis

‘Pull the other one’: Nadine Dorries ridiculed for claims BBC licence fee freeze will help cost of living

MPs win fight to make disability benefits research public after DWP refusal
welfare system

MPs win fight to make disability benefits research public after DWP refusal

‘He is alone on this one’: Fury at Boris Johnson excuses after PMQs showdown
partygate

‘He is alone on this one’: Fury at Boris Johnson excuses after PMQs showdown

Half of young people don’t believe they’ll ever be able to retire comfortably
cost of living crisis

Half of young people don’t believe they’ll ever be able to retire comfortably

Energy firm apologises for telling customers to do star jumps and hug pets to stay warm
cost of living crisis

Energy firm apologises for telling customers to do star jumps and hug pets to stay warm

Boris Johnson under increasing pressure from Tories to tackle cost of living crisis
cost of living crisis

Boris Johnson under increasing pressure from Tories to tackle cost of living crisis

Martin Lewis ‘near tears’ after call from single mum he couldn’t help through energy crisis
energy crisis

Martin Lewis ‘near tears’ after call from single mum he couldn’t help through energy crisis

Campaigners slam Priti Patel’s ‘flawed and dangerous’ plan to x-ray asylum seekers to verify their age
asylum system

Campaigners slam Priti Patel’s ‘flawed and dangerous’ plan to x-ray asylum seekers to verify their age

Boris Johnson rejects calls for VAT cut to ease energy crisis – but emergency fund could be on way
Energy crisis

Boris Johnson rejects calls for VAT cut to ease energy crisis – but emergency fund could be on way

‘It might even be fun’: Bank of England set to publish first book demystifying UK economy
UK economy

‘It might even be fun’: Bank of England set to publish first book demystifying UK economy

VAT cut or better benefits? Ministers under pressure to rescue millions from energy crisis
fuel bills

VAT cut or better benefits? Ministers under pressure to rescue millions from energy crisis

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