The SNP has lost its moral authority

SNP: Fail

Coming to power in 2007, the SNP promised a safe pair of hands in the day to day work of government, as well as a new kind of politics compared with the Westminster that it so likes to demonise. 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’

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. 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


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