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Parliament Motions

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HS33 NIPP calls on the Department of Health, Health and Social Care Board and Health Trusts to allocate the necessary financial and staffing resources to tackle the scandalous waiting times for surgery. 2017 Health & Social Care
HS06 NIPP calls on the Health Minister to ensure outpatient clinics are designed and managed to afford maximum dignity and respect for patients with dementia and that patients are supported and encouraged to speak for themselves as much as possible. 2012 Health & Social Care
HS12 NIPP calls on the Health Minister to ensure that the assessment of individual domiciliary care need will include “home help” aspects essential for an adequate standard of living and that realistic timescales to fulfill those duties are included in this process. 2013 Health & Social Care
HS07 NIPP calls on the Health Minister to provide free dental care for all pensioners, given the negative health impact on older people who do not receive appropriate dental care for financial reasons. 2012 Health & Social Care
HS20 NIPP calls on the Health Minister to reinstate admissions, both respite and permanent, to statutory residential care homes that can, with the appropriate investment, continue to provide quality care for older people. 2014 Health & Social Care
C10 NIPP calls on the judiciary in Northern Ireland to use the powers at their disposal to hand down stiffer sentences that will act as a serious deterrent, to those committing crimes against older people. 2012 Community Safety / Fear of Crime
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
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
C02 NIPP calls on the new Community Safety and Policing Partnerships to have older people represented on them so that the views of pensioners are heard in the development of their action plans. 2011 Community Safety / Fear of Crime
C03 NIPP calls on the new Community Safety and Policing Partnerships to make tackling fear of crime among older people a priority. 2011 Community Safety / Fear of Crime
C17 NIPP calls on the next Chief Constable of the Police Service of Northern Ireland to make community policing a policy priority. 2014 Community Safety / Fear of Crime
EU02 NIPP calls on the NI Assembly and Irish Government to protect the Senior Smartpass, which allows people aged 65+ free cross border journeys on public transport. 2017 Brexit
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
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
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
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
M02 NIPP calls on the NI Executive to develop a comprehensive, well resourced and challenging Age Strategy with specific targets and timescales to improve the lives of older people. 2012 Miscellaneous
HS18 NIPP calls on the NI Executive to recognise the massive contribution of unpaid carers by providing additional support services and also to establish regular audits of this support to identify how it can be continuously improved. 2013 Health & Social Care
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
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
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
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
M07 NIPP calls on the Office of the Commissioner for Older People to develop a communications strategy that makes older people aware of the office, educates them about its role and informs them on how it can assist and support them if and when required. 2012 Miscellaneous
M06 NIPP calls on the Office of the First and deputy First Minister (OFMdFM) to provide the necessary resources to ensure the office of the Commissioner for Older People has the capacity to fulfil its responsibilities. 2012 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
C08 NIPP calls on the Police Service of Northern Ireland to improve its response time significantly in order to enhance the confidence among older people who are living in fear of crime. 2012 Community Safety / Fear of Crime
C12 NIPP calls on the Police Service of Northern Ireland to keep older people, who have been the victims of crime, fully informed on what, if any, progress has been made in their efforts to append the offenders. 2012 Community Safety / Fear of Crime
C11 NIPP calls on the Police Service of Northern Ireland, at all levels, to meet with older people and their organisations to develop strategies that would help reduce crime and the fear of crime among older people in their local areas. 2012 Community Safety / Fear of Crime

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