Asylum support rates reduced for children by £16

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The Government has decided to reduce the weekly rate of Section 95 support for children by £16 from 6 April 2015.

The adult rate will be raised by 33p so that adults and children will all receive the same rate of £36.95.

Pre- 6 April 2015                    Post- 6 April 2015
Adult (over 18)        £36.62                                   £36.95
Child (16-18)          £39.80                                   £36.95
Child (under 16)     £52.96                                   £36.95

The attached Statutory Instrument confirms the changes:

Asylum Support (Ammendment) Regulations 2015 SI 645

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