Ford pays tribute to ‘outstanding journalist’ John Cole

Alliance Leader David Ford MLA has paid tribute to journalist John Cole who died at the age of 85 on Thursday at his home in Surrey.

David Ford MLA said: “I was deeply saddened to learn of his death. He will be warmly remembered at how he could present complex issues to viewers. His long career in the media was a testament to his outstanding journalistic abilities.

“We will remember his overcoat and Belfast accent but we will also recall his deep humanity.

“On behalf of the Alliance Party, I would like to extend my condolences to his family and friends.”


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