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Burned: The Inside Story of How the RHI `Cash-for-Ash' Scandal Exposed Northern Ireland's Powerful Elite

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ISBN: 9781785372698
AuthorMcBride, Sam
Pub Date15/09/2019
BindingTrade PB
Pages320
CountryIRL
Dewey364.132309
Publisher: Merrion Press
Quick overview A riveting political thriller from the journalist who covered the controversy for over two years, Burned is the inside story of the shocking scandal that brought down a government.
€18.95

One of the most shocking scandals in Northern Irish political history: originally a green-energy initiative, the Renewal Heat Incentive (RHI) or 'cash-for-ash' scheme saw Northern Ireland's government pay £1.60 for every £1 of fuel the public and commercial customers burned in their wood-pellet boilers, leading to widespread abuse and ultimately the collapse of the power-sharing administration at Stormont.

Revealing the wild incompetence of the Northern Ireland civil service and the ineptitude and serious abuses of power by individuals at the head of the Democratic Unionist Party, now propping up Prime Minister Theresa May's government and a major factor in the Brexit negotiations, this scandal exposed not only some of Northern Ireland's most

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One of the most shocking scandals in Northern Irish political history: originally a green-energy initiative, the Renewal Heat Incentive (RHI) or 'cash-for-ash' scheme saw Northern Ireland's government pay £1.60 for every £1 of fuel the public and commercial customers burned in their wood-pellet boilers, leading to widespread abuse and ultimately the collapse of the power-sharing administration at Stormont.

Revealing the wild incompetence of the Northern Ireland civil service and the ineptitude and serious abuses of power by individuals at the head of the Democratic Unionist Party, now propping up Prime Minister Theresa May's government and a major factor in the Brexit negotiations, this scandal exposed not only some of Northern Ireland's most

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