Points of View: Irene Kingston on Age Discrimination
Irene Kingston shares her view on the forthcoming Age Discrimination Legislation in Northern Ireland. Irene is a member of the Age NI Consultative Forum.
Well, it’s been a long time coming, and it’s going to be a scramble to get it on the statute books in the lifetime of this Assembly. But hey, this isn’t the time for begrudgery - we can all welcome the announcement that older, and some though sadly not all, younger, people here will be protected against discrimination when they are buying goods and using services. I was at Stormont last month to hear the two Junior Ministers for equality tell us, with a degree of frankness about the difficulties the parties have had in reaching agreement, that the process of developing this legislation was about to start.
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