03/01/2018

Importance Of RHI Inquiry Continues To Be Underlined - UUP

The importance of the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) Inquiry continues to be underlined, according to the UUP.

Steve Aiken said it is vital that the RHI Inquiry gets answers on what went so badly wrong.

The scheme, which was aimed to encourage businesses to switch from fossil fuels to biomass or wood chip, could cost up to £400 million.
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Mr Aiken said: "I am sympathetic to those who legitimately took part in the scheme, on the basis of a letter they received from the then Minister Arlene Foster selling the benefits of the scheme and have now found themselves caught up in one of the biggest financial scandals in Northern Ireland's history. "It is vital that the public get answers as to how it went so badly wrong and who was responsible."

(CD/MH)

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