Parliament Motions

Ref Motion Year Topicsort descending
F02 NIPP calls on food retailers to introduce more smaller sized portions on essential items at a fair price. 2011 Food
F03 NIPP calls on food retailers to introduce a pensioner discount day or schemes to help their older shoppers cope with the rising cost of living and enable them to maintain a balanced and healthy diet. 2011 Food
E01 NIPP calls on the NI Assembly to bring forward plans to introduce social tariffs into the local energy market so that older people here have the same help in coping with energy prices as the rest of the UK. 2011 Energy / Fuel Poverty
E02 NIPP calls for a Northern Ireland wide oil stamp scheme to be developed to assist pensioners to save for the purchase of home heating oil. 2011 Energy / Fuel Poverty
E03 NIPP calls on the UK Government to reverse its decision to cut the Winter Fuel Payment this year and to look at ways of linking future payments to energy prices. 2011 Energy / Fuel Poverty
E08 NIPP calls on the Northern Ireland Executive to reduce Northern Ireland’s dependence on oil and exposure to high oil prices by subsidising the roll out of the domestic gas network in the ten district towns and other urban communities adjacent to the gas network, creating a framework for a regulated market in renewable heating sources in non-gas areas and regulating the heating oil industry. 2014 Energy / Fuel Poverty
E04 NIPP calls for the oil industry in Northern Ireland to be regulated to help ensure that oil customers get value for money. 2011 Energy / Fuel Poverty
E09 NIPP calls on the Department for Social Development to commission a programme of research into the cost effectiveness of publicly funded fuel poverty/energy efficiency schemes in place during the last ten years in order to establish which measures are most effective. 2014 Energy / Fuel Poverty
E10 NIPP calls on the Department for Social Development to introduce a requirement that all new build dwellings for pensioners must be built to a standard requiring little or no expenditure on heating. 2014 Energy / Fuel Poverty
E06 NIPP calls on the NI Executive to take steps to encourage energy suppliers in Northern Ireland to introduce the Warm Homes Discount Scheme that is available to pensioners throughout the rest of the UK. 2012 Energy / Fuel Poverty
E11 NIPP calls on the Department for Social Development to only allow housing benefit to be paid in the private rented sector in cases where a landlord has brought the property up to an acceptable standard of energy efficiency. 2014 Energy / Fuel Poverty
E14 NIPP expresses its extreme dissatisfaction at the failure of both the UK Government and the NI Executive to put in place arrangements to extend parity of treatment to vulnerable NI households by including NI in the Warm Home Discount scheme. NIPP directs that it is now timely to immediately develop a revised campaigning strategy to vigorously reinforce the demand that the existing scheme be extended to include NI. 2016 Energy / Fuel Poverty
E07 NIPP welcomes the development of a ‘pay-as-you-go’ oil scheme and hopes that this will help older people to manage the cost of heating their home and alleviate the hardship that many are currently facing. 2012 Energy / Fuel Poverty
E12 NIPP calls on the NI Executive to use some of the additional £136 million allocated to the block grant to provide a payment to older people on low incomes to help them with the cost of heating their home. 2014 Energy / Fuel Poverty
E05 In recognising the increasing levels of fuel poverty in NI, the NIPP calls on the NI Executive to develop and implement an action plan to eradicate fuel poverty. 2012 Energy / Fuel Poverty
E13 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. 2016 Energy / Fuel Poverty
T08 NIPP calls on the Department for Infrastructure to ensure meaningful consultation on the Belfast Transport Hub is carried out with older people during every stage of construction to ensure the Hub’s accessibility meets the needs of older less mobile people. 2017 Transport
T04 NIPP calls for the Smartpass to be protected for everyone over the age of 60 regardless of income. 2016 Transport
T05 NIPP calls for improved access to public transport and community transport in rural areas. 2016 Transport
T06 NIPP calls for better provision and promotion of public transport, community transport and hospital travel schemes to improve older people's ability to travel to hospital appointments. 2016 Transport
T07 NIPP calls for the provision of disability awareness training for all staff involved in providing transport services to older people. 2016 Transport
T01 NIPP calls on the Minister for Regional Development to give older people a concrete guarantee that the Senior Smartpass, which enables them to participate more fully in society, is safe and will continue to be available to all pensioners. 2012 Transport
T02 NIPP calls on the Minister for Regional Development to improve transport in rural areas to enable older people and others to make the necessary trips to doctors, hospitals and other essential appointments. 2012 Transport
T03 NIPP request the Minister for Regional Development to remove the confusion caused by the different names currently used to describe the location for train and bus services behind the Europa Hotel, by giving the location one name that would be easily identified by everyone. 2012 Transport
M08 The NIPP expresses concern over the slow pace of progress in relation to the introduction of age discrimination legislation and calls on OFMdFM to ensure this issue is progressed urgently so that older people can avail of the extra legal protection that the legislation will bring by 2015 at the latest. 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
M01 NIPP calls on the NI Assembly to bring forward legislation to end unfair discrimination where it adversely affects the opportunities, goods and services available to older people. 2011 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