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Parliament Motions

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M09 NIPP calls on OFMdFM Ministers to ensure that the new Active Ageing Strategy positively reflects the important contribution of older people to society and ensures that older people are involved throughout the implementation of the strategy. 2013 Miscellaneous
M10 NIPP welcomes OFMdFM providing the opportunity for Members of the Pensioners Parliament (MPPs) to be asked their views on the initial draft Active Ageing Strategy and Age Sector Platform/NIPP commits to providing a full and detailed response to the strategy when it is launched later this year. 2013 Miscellaneous
M11 NIPP calls for the Pensioners Parliament to receive the financial support needed to be maintained and developed further in the future so that the voices of older people are heard on key debates that affect their lives for many years to come. 2013 Miscellaneous
M12 NIPP supports the establishment of the Pensioners Trust to support the work of the NIPP in future and to use money raised each year to tackle the issues emerging from the Pensioners Parliament. 2013 Miscellaneous
M13 NIPP calls on the Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister (OFMdFM) to proceed with the consultation on legislation to outlaw age discrimination in the provision of goods, facilities and services without delay. 2014 Miscellaneous
M14 NIPP calls on the Northern Ireland Assembly to retain the bus pass and free prescriptions for older people in Northern Ireland as universal benefits irrespective of income. 2014 Miscellaneous
M15 NIPP calls for an end to age discrimination in the provision of goods, facilities and services. 2016 Miscellaneous
MF01 NIPP calls for an end to age discrimination in the provision of goods, facilities and services. 2015 Manifesto
MF02 NIPP calls for tackling fear of crime among older people to be a priority for the next NI Assembly. 2015 Manifesto
MF03 NIPP calls for action to be taken to tackle the low conviction rates for crimes against older people. 2015 Manifesto
MF04 NIPP calls for tougher sentences for those convicted of crimes against older people. 2015 Manifesto
MF05 NIPP calls for the Smartpass to be protected for everyone over the age of 60 regardless of income. 2015 Manifesto
MF06 NIPP calls for the retention of free prescriptions for everyone over the age of 60 regardless of income. 2015 Manifesto
MF07 NIPP calls for steps to be taken to ensure that domiciliary care packages are determined by clinical need and that realistic timetables are implemented. 2015 Manifesto
MF08 NIPP calls on operation waiting times for older people to be substantially reduced. 2015 Manifesto
MF09 NIPP calls for assurances that any changes to health and social care policies or practices fully consider any negative impact on older people and that measures are taken to ensure older people receive high quality healthcare. 2015 Manifesto
MF10 NIPP calls for Northern Ireland to be included in the next Warm Home Discount scheme or any replacement scheme that offers a discount on energy bills for pensioners on low incomes. 2015 Manifesto
MF11 NIPP calls for a ‘Whole House Solution’ plan to tackle fuel poverty which would include new developments and target fuel poor households on a phased basis. 2015 Manifesto
PB01 NIPP calls on the UK Government to abandon its plans to change the way pensions are uprated from RPI to CPI and supports the judicial review being launched by pensioner organisations on this matter. 2011 Pensions & Benefits
PB02 NIPP calls on the Labour party, as the official opposition, to commit themselves to the immediate reintroduction of RPI as the measure for uprating pensions if they are returned at the next election. 2011 Pensions & Benefits
PB03 NIPP calls on the NI Assembly to call for the automatic payment of pension credit in Northern Ireland so that all pensioners get what they are entitled to and so many of the most vulnerable in society are able to have a decent quality of life. 2011 Pensions & Benefits
PB04 NIPP calls on the NI Assembly to make tackling pensioner poverty a key priority in their new Programme for Government. 2011 Pensions & Benefits
PB05 NIPP calls for any new pensions proposals by the UK Government to be universal proposals that apply to all pensioners, not just future pensioners. 2011 Pensions & Benefits
PB06 NIPP calls on the NI Assembly to take action to help those pensioners who find themselves just above benefit levels or whose modest savings leaves them missing out on any financial assistance. 2011 Pensions & Benefits
PB07 NIPP calls on Government to introduce a new State Pension that would ensure all pensioners have an adequate standard of living at a time when the current economic climate has caused a dramatic increase in the cost of living. 2012 Pensions & Benefits
PB08 NIPP calls on government to increase the Winter Fuel Payment to help pensioners struggling to cope with increasing energy costs. 2012 Pensions & Benefits
PB09 NIPP is concerned that at a time when many pensioners are struggling to make ends meet that the UK Government is reducing the tax allowance for current and future pensioners and it calls on the Government to reverse the changes to the tax allowances announced in the 2012 budget. 2012 Pensions & Benefits
PB10 NIPP is opposed to the Government’s policy change of linking pensions to the Consumer Price Index (CPI) instead of the Retail Price Index (RPI) as it believes this change will reduce the value of pensions significantly in future years. 2012 Pensions & Benefits
PB11 This Pensioners Parliament calls on Government to make Cold Weather Payments to all pensioners, with an opt-out mechanism for pensioners who don’t wish to receive it. 2012 Pensions & Benefits
PB12 NIPP recognizes the impact that high petrol/diesel prices is having on older people, particularly those in rural areas who are not able to access public transport, and calls on the UK Government to reduce the amount of tax on fuel to help many sections of the population struggling with these bills. 2012 Pensions & Benefits

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