The new rates are:
- an interim main rate of £45 to all supported under sections 4 and 95 of the IAA99
- an interim rate of £9.10 for those in full board accommodation supported under section 95 of the IAA99
- removal of the self-catering £35 rate and replaced by the interim £45 rate
Payments will be processed and applied from January 2023, but will be backdated to 21 December 2022.
Official communication will come out in due course.
Home Secretary is ordered by the Court to immediately increase Asylum Support payments to £45 per week