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Parliament Motions

Ref Motion Year Topicsort ascending
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
F01 NIPP calls on food retailers to introduce more individual price offers on products to help people living on their own. 2011 Food
F04 NIPP would like to formally thank the thousands of people who have signed the ’Silver Saver’ petition and also extend our appreciation for the support from District Councils, MPs, MLAs and Members of the European Parliament for the campaign for a pensioner discount day. 2013 Food
F02 NIPP calls on food retailers to introduce more smaller sized portions on essential items at a fair price. 2011 Food
F05 NIPP calls on major supermarkets to enter into discussions with representatives of the Parliament on a range of issues relating to older shoppers including the call for a ‘Pensioner Discount Day’. 2013 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
C07 NIPP calls on the Chief Constable to provide more visible policing on the ground to help alleviate the fear of crime among older people. 2012 Community Safety / Fear of Crime
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
C09 NIPP expresses grave concern at the low level of conviction rates for crimes against older people and calls on the Chief Constable to tackle this by prioritising it within his Policing Plan and allocating the necessary resources to ensure a higher conviction rate. 2012 Community Safety / Fear of Crime
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
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
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
C01 NIPP calls for more visible policing on the ground to help address the fear of crime among older people. 2011 Community Safety / Fear of Crime
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
C21 NIPP calls on the Scamwise NI initiative to lead on the development of a ‘scam tracking map’ which would allow relevant agencies and the general public to report and track scams in Northern Ireland - helping older people to better protect themselves. 2017 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
C06 NIPP welcomes the inclusion of a commitment to tackle the fear of crime among older people and calls on the NI Executive to develop an action plan to significantly reduce this fear during the life of this Assembly. 2012 Community Safety / Fear of Crime

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