The Scottish Older People’s Assembly (SOPA) was held in Edinburgh on Tuesday. Age Scotland attended the all-day event. Steve Webb MP, Minister of State for Pensions, and Nicola Sturgeon MSP, Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Cities Strategy were both on hand to answer questions from people all over Scotland.
We’ve put together a Storify of the day for you, so you can see all the news and discussion surrounding the event.
The event also was recorded via a live web link, available from Beyongolia. We have added a selection of the videos from the day:
Introduction and Keynote: Steve Webb MP, Minister for State of Pensions
Keynote Speaker – Nicola Sturgeon MSP
Other videos from the day include:
- a presentation, discussion and questions from the Highland Senior Citizens’ Network
- an intergenerational showcase called “The Voice of a Generation: Are YOU Being Heard?”, featuring MSYPs from the Scottish Youth Parliament
- a presentation from House in the Park, in Hamburg Germany
- a presentation, discussion and questions from Dumfries and Galloway Seniors’ Forum.