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Immigration Health Surcharge

Migrants and the NHS: The Real Cost

The Conservatives have claimed an increase to the Immigration Health Surcharge (IHS) of £625 has the potential to bring in over £500 million annually. However, without robust statistics or evidence calculating such a figure, is this just another way...

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The Impact of Period Poverty on Refugee Women

Period poverty has been thrust into the cultural spotlight due to heroic campaigners like Amika George calling for a change in the UK. The British government’s new Period Poverty Taskforce aims to end menstrual poverty by 2030 through various...

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Tragic Death of 39 Migrants Found in Essex: Why Did it Happen?

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has condemned those responsible for the death of 39 Vietnamese and Chinese citizens, found dead in a lorry trailer in Essex after being smuggled into the UK. 39 migrants were found deceased in a lorry this week. [BBC]...

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Priti Patel’s Hypocrisy: A Manipulative Narrative

In her Conservative conference speech, the Home Secretary announced with a smugness so nauseating it would leave even the most egotistical of her counterparts wincing, that she has ‘a particular responsibility when it comes to taking back control’...

LGBTQ Asylum Seekers at High Risk of Homelessness

LBGTQ organisations The Outside Project, Lesbians and Gays Support the Migrants and Micro Rainbow, in their investigation into housing support for LGBTQ asylum seekers the UK, have discovered only 18 beds are on offer for the nearly 2,000...