Older People’s Charities Call on NI Executive to Deliver on Promise to Stop Age Discrimination

Representatives from Age NI and Age Sector Platform will today meet with Junior Ministers Jonathan Bell and Jennifer McCann to stress the importance of legislation to outlaw age discrimination in areas like healthcare, financial services and retail.

Age NI and Age Sector Platform are calling on the Northern Ireland Executive to progress with the legislation urgently to ensure older people are provided with the same protection as their counterparts in Great Britain and the Republic of Ireland.

As the charities launch their position paper Stop Age Discrimination they say action on this outstanding Programme for Government commitment is long overdue.

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