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Author: Age Sector Platform
Published on 14 January 2014 04:30 PM

The Northern Ireland Pensioners Parliament was launched in 2011 and allows older people from across Northern Ireland to have their say on the issues that matter to them. Organised by Age Sector Platform, 2014 marks the fourth year of the Parliament.

The Survey

The Pensioners Parliament survey will provide the basis of discussions at each local parliament and will determine what issues are taken to the two-day Pensioners Parliament in May 2014. Even if you can't attend your local parliament, please share your views by filling in the survey.

The Local Parliaments

These will take place between February and April 2014 and will ensure that older people's views from every county in Northern Ireland are represented.

  • Belfast - Friday 21 February 2014
  • Enniskillen - Friday 7 March 2014 
  • Newry - Friday 14 March 2014
  • Craigavon - Friday 21 March 2014
  • Larne - Friday 28 March 2014
  • Magherafelt - Friday 4 April 2014
  • Omagh - Thursday 10 April 2014

All venues are centrally located in each town/city and each event will take place between 10am and 3.30pm (lunch will be provided).

Delegates from each local Parliament will be selected to attend the Northern Ireland Pensioners Parliament in Belfast on Thursday 29 and Friday 30 May 2014. This two-day regional Parliament will decide on the priority issues for older people across the province.

If you would like to attend your local Parliament, please complete the 2014 Pensioners Parliament survey.  Hard copies can be obtained from Age Sector Platform by phoning 028 9031 2089 or emailing

NI Pensioners Parliament

The two-day Northern Ireland Pensioners Parliament will take place on 29-30 May 2014, and will see almost 200 older people from across the province in attendance. The Parliament is also expected to see participation from policy experts, influential people and high level politicians during its packed two-day agenda.

Download the 2014 Pensioners Parliament leaflet

To request hard copies of the above leaflet and survey, contact Age Sector Platform via 028 9031 2089 or email

For more information: Call Age NI Advice: 0808 808 7575