DIARY: Burnside bangs the Unionist drum and offers expertise for Orange aid

David Burnside, the hard-nosed PR man who once flew the flag for British Airways, as director of public affairs, has been doing the same for the Union with a new monthly publication The Unionist. In the first edition, launched at last week’s Tory conference, Burnside, who is director of the Unionist Information Office GB, explains his loyalty to the Orange Order and offers this touching confession: ‘We do not understand why we are misunderstood, but then as a professional PR practitioner I blame it very much on ourselves for not explaining.’

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