Footage and interviews from the 2013 Northern Ireland Pensioners Parliament which took place in Belfast on Thursday 30 and Friday 31 May. The Parliament was organised by Age Sector Platform. Video produced and edited by NvTV.
On the second day of the 2013 Northern Ireland Pensioners Parliament (Friday 31 May), around 200 older people from across the province listened to a video message from the Minister of State for Pensions, Mr Steve Webb MP.
On Thursday 30 May, the Commissioner for Older People, Claire Keatinge, addressed the 2013 Northern Ireland Pensioners Parliament and spoke about the priorities for her office, and the work she has been doing.
Footage from the debate in the Senate Chamber of the NI Assembly on Friday 25 November 2011, which saw three motions from the Pensioners Parliament being tabled. Ministers from the NI Executive also responded to the motions.
Footage from the first Northern Ireland Pensioners Parliament held in Belfast on Wednesday 8 and Thursday 9 June 2011
Jean McIntyre invites Joan Cosgrove (Newtownabbey Senior Citizens' Forum) and Frank Robertson (The Friendship Federation) into the studio to talk about a range of issues focussing on topics that affect our older generation.
Examining the issues affect older people, this week, are Ivan Baxter from East Belfast, Nixon Armstrong from Portadown and Margaret Galloway from Newtownabbey. They give their views on the Pensioners' Manifesto which NI's politicians will be asked to endorse at the next Westminster election, where the Assembly should not make their £400m budget cuts and the creation of a Commissioner for Older People. Presented by Jean McIntyre.
Guests this week are Dorothy Hanna and Francis Hughes. Topics under discussion are the Commissioner for Older People, civil servants getting paid more than their Government Ministers, bankers' bonuses, Afghanistan and double salaries for MLAs.
With Joan Cosgrove and Frank Robertson. Topics under dicussion include the Copenhagen climate talks, does the individual matter, the threat of paramilitary activities, can society deal with an ageing population, how to maintain one's health and further views on the Commissioner for Older People.
A report on the work of Age Sector Platform during 2008/2009 produced by The Atlantic Philanthropies.