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Amending the Betrayal Act- a brief explainer of the legal row

Amending the Betrayal Act- a brief explainer of the legal row

There has been much speculation that the disastrous Northern Ireland Protocol is about to be at the very least unilaterally amended via the Internal Markets Bill (which will become an ‘Act’ once passed into law). The question I have heard asked most in recent days is ‘what does that mean’? This article seeks to answer […]

Further questions over Storey’s IRA funeral- It isn’t going away, you know

Editor@UnionistVoice.com @JamieBrysonCPNI Let us begin by dissecting Belfast City Council’s (BCC) own statement. In the first paragraph the statement says that following the emergency change to permit 30 persons to gather outside that this permitted the Council to “offer this as an option for mourners”. Belfast City Council did not offer this option for mourners, […]

Cllr Russell Watton: We have to stop the constant drip of concession after concession

Cllr Russell Watton: We have to stop the constant drip of concession after concession

By Cllr Russell Watton  After a week of reflection on the “Stormont Deal”, I think I should now voice my opinion, for what it’s worth. Firstly I cannot believe the DUP agreed to an Irish Language Act and a Commissioner. This is in direct contradiction to repeated pledges and promises. We were told that an […]

Open letter to First Minister Arlene Foster MLA

Open letter to First Minister Arlene Foster MLA

An open letter to First Minister Arlene Foster MLA Dear Ms Foster, As you will be aware there is in my view deep and significant concern within all sections of unionism in relation to the content of the deal you have agreed in order to pave the way for re-entering the Executive with Sinn Fein. […]

Former Sinn Fein Finance Minister O’Muilleoir to be considered for perjury charges

Former Sinn Fein Finance Minister O’Muilleoir to be considered for perjury charges

O’Muilleoir is pictured above posing happily with Daniel Serban, who in 2019 was convicted of sending “menacing” online communications as part of a PSNI probe- sparked by Unionist Voice revelations- into the intimidation and exploitation of vulnerable female members of the Roma community in south Belfast. Sinn Fein- the DUP’s partners- stood by O’Muilleoir and […]

Analysis: The draft deal should be rejected by unionism- Here is why

Analysis: The draft deal should be rejected by unionism- Here is why

Editor@UnionistVoice.com @JamieBrysonCPNI You can download a comprehensive analysis of the 62-page draft document released by the British and Irish Governments via this link – Analysis of Draft Deal There was a deliberate and clear effort to release the text in such a manner so as to impede grassroots scrutiny of the document. Unionist Voice has sought […]

Inside the talks: How a faction of the DUP are holding the line against efforts to pay nationalism’s ransom demand

Inside the talks: How a faction of the DUP are holding the line against efforts to pay nationalism’s ransom demand

Editor@UnionistVoice.com  @JamieBrysonCPNI  The proposals currently on the table include a convoluted ransom payment on the Irish Language. To all intents and purposes it is the February 18 deal, but re-worked in order to present what in practical terms is stand-alone Irish Language legislation so that it appears as if it is not stand-alone, and instead […]

STATEMENT: Any deal paying Sinn Fein’s ransom demands will not survive the inferno of the #Namagate trial

STATEMENT: Any deal paying Sinn Fein’s ransom demands will not survive the inferno of the #Namagate trial

Any ‘deal’ paying Sinn Fein’s ransom demands will not survive the inferno of the Nama trial which will scorch the political landscape Jamie Bryson said; “I have been made aware of press reports today outlining some of the background to the #Namagate case. Obviously, I must be cautious with my public commentary as I wish […]

The detail of the talks- Why unionism must continue to stand firm

The detail of the talks- Why unionism must continue to stand firm

Editor@UnionistVoice.com @JamieBrysonCPNI The current talks process re-starts today, with nationalism once again issuing a shopping list of demands which they require to be met in order for them to do us the honour of permitting Northern Ireland to have a working Government. Contrary to some assertions, the talks pre-Christmas did not stretch out further into […]

After two decades it is time for Unionism to throw off the chains of the ‘process’- Resistance rather than compliance is required in 2020

After two decades it is time for Unionism to throw off the chains of the ‘process’- Resistance rather than compliance is required in 2020

Editor@UnionistVoice.com @JamieBrysonCPNI As 2020 begins, and it’s 2:30am on the first day of the decade as I sit down to write this having been unwell for a number of weeks, we find ourselves standing on the window ledge of the union, facing the greatest threat to our place in the United Kingdom since the Home […]

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