Heather Barrigan

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Access to Covid-19 Vaccine Must Be Migrant-Inclusive

In December 2020, the first official COVID vaccine was administered in the UK. Since then, 4 million people have received the first jab, with the elderly and some key workers being prioritised. However, migrants rights campaigners claim that unequal...

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The Dangers of a Last-Minute Brexit Deal

With less than ten days until the Brexit deadline, the dangers of a last-minute deal have come to the forefront. This includes comments from The Parliamentary Group which warned ministers about the implications of the “very, very late”...

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Why We Don’t Want a Brexit Deal on ‘Australian Terms’

As the Brexit deadline looms, the UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson has discussed the “strong possibility that we will “leave the EU on Australian terms”. This statement comes as the UK government and the EU have yet to agree to a deal, despite it...

The EU could bring a final judgement on the UK's hopes of Brexit deal this week

UK Backs Down on Law-Breaking Brexit Bill Clauses

Ongoing uncertainty of Brexit negotiations has been heightened with the recent revelation of the UK government’s willingness to “remove clauses 44, 45 and 47 of the UK Internal Market Bill, concerning export declarations”. The law-breaking...

Mass testing could be an incredibly important tool to use against coronavirus

Will the “Freedom Pass” Scheme Reduce COVID Restrictions?

Self-isolation exemptions are a supposed feature of the UK Government’s Winter Plan to control the spread of Coronavirus across the UK. This comes after Conservative MP, Jeremy Hunt urged the Prime Minister to implement ‘freedom passes‘...

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Refugee Resettlement Reaches All Time Low

Refugee resettlement numbers have experienced a significant worldwide decline, due to COVID-19, the UN refugee agency has recorded. Only 15,425 were resettled from January to September 2020 globally. According to data from the United Nations High...