WHAT IS nupateer.com?

nupateer.com is an ideas and campaigning website covering a range of issues of the day, set-up in early 2014 by Keith Howell. The name ‘nupateer’ reflects the ambition to provide a… read more

Two Videos

Published by nupateer during the Scottish Referendum campaign but the issues covered are still as relevant today as the… read more & view videos


I have now completed my long trailed article ‘Accidental Witness’, the story of how far the SNP has been prepared to go to impose its will on the people of Scotland. It is now available here in its entirety for all to see.

It has taken some two years to prepare the material presented here and to reach a point where I feel able to publish it… read more

Accidental Witness
Accidental Witness
This is the story of how far the SNP Government is prepared to go in trying to impose its will on the people of Scotland… read more

Letters to the Editor…
Letters to the Editor
The letters pages of the Scottish press offer a lively forum for debate. I have had a number of letters published over the course of recent months – most in Scotland but from time to time in the UK press, and even another overseas. Read more

Scottish and British
A poster concept proposed to Better Together during the Referendum campaign by a good friend of mine- not used in the end but I liked it very much and it has a resonance as part of the ‘Long Campaign’

Best of the Press
A number of excellent articles in the press from commentators who follow the SNP’s evolving tactics, and regularly challenge the propaganda and rhetoric coming from the Scottish nationalists… read more

Links for the Union
There are many very good websites, blogs and Facebook pages offering a tremendous commentary from the perspective of those in favour of keeping Scotland and the rest of the UK together… read more

Coming Soon…

‘The opposite of truth’ – the many ways the SNP have misled the people of Scotland.