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


21 out of a hundred
Scotland in Union recently published my latest article, 21 out of a 100 on its website – scotlandinunion.co.uk/21_out_of_100_the

The article looks at the many ways the SNP have tried to mislead us. A full copy including an End Note is now also included on nupateer – see below.


The SNP blatantly seek to mislead us. While every political party can sometimes be economic with the truth, Scottish nationalism goes much further. The SNP have set out to manipulate public opinion with a far reaching programme of misinformation… 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…
Best of the Press - Feb 2016
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. 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