Parliamentary activity

NAT is working hard to raise the profile of HIV among parliamentarians. We also monitor legislation and work to influence new legislation where it may impact of the lives of people living with HIV.

Campaigns and legislation

NAT seeks to influence legislation where it may impact on the lives of people living with HIV. We also campaign on a number of issues in Parliament, these currently include appropriate sex education for young people, the NHS reforms and the welfare reforms: read more

Recent successes

NAT has had a number of successes in influencing legislation to protect people living with HIV: read more

The Queen's Speech 2013

On 8 May 2013 the Government announced their legislative programme for the next parliamentary session.  See what they said and what NAT thinks about it: read more

House of Lords Select Committee on HIV and AIDS in the UK: Report

The report from the House of Lords Select Committee was published on 1 September 2011.  NAT provided oral and written evidence to the Committee during the inquiry and were delighted but the report's extensive recommendations.  We will now be working with Parliamentarians to campaign for these recommendations to be taken forward.  To find out more about what NAT thinks read our press release.

A national strategy on HIV

The UK does not have a national strategy for tackling the HIV epidemic.  With rates of new infection and annual HIV diagnoses remaining stubbornly high, NAT believes this lack of  strategic approach is unacceptable.  We are lobbying Parliament and the Government to show leadership on HIV: read more

HIV Agenda for Action

At a Parliamentary Reception on 20 October NAT launched HIV: An Agenda for Action.  The Agenda for Action sets out both what our key aims should be if we are to address HIV effectively in the UK, and also the practical action to be taken to achieve those aims.  We are asking everyone to pledge to act on this Agenda and make a real difference: read more and learn how to pledge

Seven priorities for a new Government

NAT is calling on parliamentarians, policymakers and the new Government in 2010 to take forward seven specific actions that would support better HIV testing, prevention, treatment and care, and policy in the UK: read more

Scottish Parliament Elections 2011

If you live in Scotland find out how you can take action for HIV in the Scottish Parliament Election on 5 May.

Legislation

NAT monitors legislation and seeks to influence new legislation where it may impact on the lives of people living with HIV: read more