1 April 2016

Assembly hosts the Pensioner's Parliament

On Tuesday 4th February 2016 the Northern Ireland Assembly, in partnership with Age Sector Platform, hosted the Pensioners’ Parliament in the Chamber of Parliament Buildings. Age Sector Platform is a charity which represents the interests of older people in Northern Ireland.

Assembly Community Connect who work to enhance connections between the Northern Ireland Assembly and the Community and Voluntary sector, welcomed over 80 pensioners from across the province to the Chamber for a 'Question Time' style event.

The attendees had the opportunity to ask questions to, Junior Minister’s from OFMdFM, Jonathan Bell MLA, Minister of Enterprise, Trade and Investment, Lord Morrow MLA, Minister for Social Development also, Paula Bradley MLA for Health, Social Services and Public Safety and have their voices heard by these key decision makers.

Watch the Northern Ireland Pensioners Parliament 'Question Time' event, held in the Assembly Chamber on Thursday 4 February 2016: