Belfast News Letter Articles

The new Northern Ireland Office minister is a Gay Catholic Tory who will listen to unionist fears

Before I get on to two subjects with which I hope to cheer up at least some of my readers, just a few words about something else. Published: 21 September 2021 The media’s seemed to me to show extraordinary lack of compassion about the unexpected death of the prime...

Both Sinn Fein and the SNP fuel divisions and search for grievances

I always scan letters to newspapers. Published: 14 September 2021 Contributors know they have to be brief to be published, so they often can sum up very pithily what columnists tease out at much greater length. This, last week, in the Irish Sunday Independent,...

The emphasis of care for the elderly should be on leaving people their independence as long as possible

The media are full of arguments about how to fund social care, the NHS’s poor relation. Published: 8 September 2021 From the beginning of the pandemic, we were told of carnage in care homes, of a shortage of Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) that put staff and...

A new free speech body is standing up to the woke bullies

Here’s some good news. Published: 31 August 2021 There are new recruits to the sane army in the culture wars, those who fight back against the bullies, the ideologues, the hysterics and the cowards who are destroying the intellectual freedom for which so many of our...

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