AND FINALLY: Re-moo-able Heating Initiative called to account

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The recent collapse of the power-sharing coalition administration in Northern Ireland was not due to any of the ‘usual suspects’.

Rather it was because of the (alleged) incompetence over the provincial government’s mal-administration of the Renewable Heat Initiative

Over the past five years, people installing renewable energy bio-mass boilers (aka ‘fires’) were paid £1.60 for every £1 they spent, leading to a total over-spend of some £400 million.

Tax officials only because suspicious after visiting a number of very hot, but other wise inexplicably empty barns on a number of farms – but finally twigged when they saw the farmers wearing asbestos gloves to open the barn doors…

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