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.

Sep 16 2014

Call for same-sex SRE to be statutory in all English schools

A coalition of LGBTI (Lesbian Gay Bisexual Trans Intersex) organisations and campaigners have written an open letter to political leaders in the UK, highlighting the urgent need to make Sex and Relationship Education (SRE) statutory in all schools – as well as appropriate for LGBTI young people.

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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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