Monthly Archives: August, 2014

Home Office declares that asylum support rates will not increase despite high court challenge

Lisa Doyle, Head of Advocacy at the Refugee Council, said: “This is a shocking decision which will only serve to ensure that asylum seekers are trapped in poverty. We are extremely alarmed that the Government looked at the evidence and then concluded that it’s happy with people being forced into a situation where they struggle to eat or get the medication they need.”

View the Home Office Asylum Support Letter here