Press Releases

Latest press releases

All of our most recent press releases can be found here. For older press releases please visit our archive.

To read what we are saying directly to governments and law-makers, please see our consultation responses.

Aug 12 2014

Despite High Court ruling the Home Secretary refuses to act on asylum seekers benefits

NAT is extremely disappointed to hear that a Home Office review of the asylum support system has found that there is no need to make any increase on the support currently provided to destitute asylum seekers. Insufficient asylum support is one of the key drivers of extreme poverty amongst people living with HIV in the UK. Since 2010, NAT has been calling on the Government to increase asylum support rates to be equivalent to the rate of Income Support. 

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Aug 14 2014

New Chief Executive for NAT

Deborah Gold has been appointed as Chief Executive of NAT.

Dame Denise Platt, Chair of NAT said: We are delighted to welcome Deborah Gold to NAT.  She is a highly successful voluntary sector leader who will bring a passionate commitment to equality and human rights, coupled with a proven track record of campaigning and influencing and sound management and fundraising experience.

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