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EDITORIAL: Unionism/loyalism must withdraw support for the Belfast Agreement to save the Union

EDITORIAL: Unionism/loyalism must withdraw support for the Belfast Agreement to save the Union

By Jamie Bryson @JamieBrysonCPNI  The Belfast Agreement is the underlying cause of all the problems Unionism now faces. The rot began in earnest in 1998, and has continued at pace ever since.  It breathed live into what is commonly known as the ‘peace process’, which is Belfast Agreement speak for the method of perpetual appeasement […]

The latest targeting of Nolan is another strand of a sophisticated republican campaign to control public discourse

The latest targeting of Nolan is another strand of a sophisticated republican campaign to control public discourse

By Jamie Bryson @JamieBrysonCPNI A number of years ago Sinn Fein publicly advertised for “social media activists”. What precisely are these activists deployed to do? The answer of course is obvious; to engage in persistent social media trolling and repetition of Sinn Fein messaging. There is the ‘Shinnerbot’ social media campaigns; this is largely played […]

NEW: Open letter from all loyalist groups in Ards and North Down area

NEW: Open letter from all loyalist groups in Ards and North Down area

Open Letter We are a group which has come together in the Ards and North Down area. Our group is representative of the views of all loyalist groupings within the local area. It is a matter of deep and profound concern for those under our umbrella that an Irish Sea border, imposing an economic United […]

Treacherous amendment to the NI Act shreds the requirement for cross community consent on pernicious Protocol

Treacherous amendment to the NI Act shreds the requirement for cross community consent on pernicious Protocol

By Jamie Bryson On 10 December 2020 the Secretary of State Brandon Lewis quietly laid a piece of legislation in the form of a Statutory instrument which unilaterally amended the Belfast Agreement. The treacherous amendment- without any unionist consent- inserted Schedule 6A into the Northern Ireland Act which at paragraph 18 (5) disapplied Section 42 […]

The union-wrecking Protocol- shredding cross community consent- illuminates the ‘process’ is really about ensuring nationalist supremacy

The union-wrecking Protocol- shredding cross community consent- illuminates the ‘process’ is really about ensuring nationalist supremacy

By Jamie Bryson The Secretary of State, without a hint of shame, claimed last week that he was pro union. Of course- in keeping with the two tier Belfast Agreement- nationalists howled in outrage, lecturing us all on the requirement for the Secretary of State to be “neutral” as a “co-guarantor” of the agreement. There […]

OPINION: PSNI and Department of Justice are wrong on powers of entry

OPINION: PSNI and Department of Justice are wrong on powers of entry

By Jamie Bryson At the outset it is important to set out that legitimate debates around concerns about the PSNI abusing their powers or misinterpreting the law should not act as an encouragement to anyone to breach public health guidance or otherwise act unreasonably. Opposition to the PSNI operating unlawfully and in breach of the […]

LAW: What powers are PSNI relying upon for carrying out Covid Road Checks?

LAW: What powers are PSNI relying upon for carrying out Covid Road Checks?

By Jamie Bryson The PSNI are very open about the purpose of their road checks and stop and search activities. They have made clear on their own social media it is in regards to policing the Health Protection Regulations. This, it would seem, is rather foolish as it makes things even more difficult for them. […]

Executive now purport to ban household families gathering in their own private garden

Executive now purport to ban household families gathering in their own private garden

By Jamie Bryson The Northern Ireland Executive has purported to regulate the movement of any household families of seven, or more (inclusive of children under 12) within the confines of their own private property. Outlining the latest bizarre regulation, a statement from the Executive stated, inter-alia: “Private garden gatherings- maximum of six people from one […]

Surrendering Sovereignty -A paper analysing the constitutional implications of the NI Protocol

Surrendering Sovereignty -A paper analysing the constitutional implications of the NI Protocol

You can download the document for free The Constitutional Implications of the NI Protocol [2020] The Northern Ireland Protocol poses a clear and present danger to the constitutional position of Northern Ireland within the United Kingdom. The European Research Group legal opinion published on 29 December 2020 departs from their own previous analysis, and has concluded […]

EXCLUSIVE: PSNI unable to enforce ‘quarantine’ fines issued prior to 11 December

EXCLUSIVE: PSNI unable to enforce ‘quarantine’ fines issued prior to 11 December

By Jamie Bryson The initial quarantine regulations were laid on 5 June 2020 and came into force on 8 June. Their long title is The Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2020 (‘the regulations’). They can be found HERE The obligations on persons arriving in Northern Ireland from a country on the quarantine […]