Brexit 'priority' over corporation tax cut: Economy Minister Dodds
Economy Minister Diane Dodds has said dealing with Brexit has...
Economy Minister Diane Dodds has said dealing with Brexit has...
Northern Ireland's most senior civil servant has announced his...
Some RHI boiler owners who were encouraged to take up the scheme to develop a more...
Arlene Foster says she has no regrets over not temporarily stepping down as First Minister to...
Stormont officials have confirmed they expect the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme to cost...
The family of a former DUP special adviser Andrew Crawford stood to earn £6m...
DUP whistleblower Jonathan Bell recorded former party...
Stormont departments are facing legal bills relating to the RHI inquiry of almost £5.5m, new figures have revealed.
Economy Minister Diane Dodds has said dealing with Brexit has overtaken cutting the rate of corporation tax as a priority for her department.
David Sterling's three years at the helm of the civil service saw him contend with a vast range of serious issues.
Northern Ireland's most senior civil servant has announced his retirement saying the past three years without devolved government were among the most challenging and difficult of his career.
A High Court challenge to huge cuts in Renewable Heat Incentive payments will not get underway until next year, it has emerged.
Some RHI boiler owners who were encouraged to take up the scheme to develop a more sustainable, green energy market for Northern Ireland say they are being left with little choice but to revert back to fossil fuel systems.
Arlene Foster says she has no regrets over not temporarily stepping down as First Minister to avoid the collapse of power-sharing.
Stormont officials have confirmed they expect the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme to cost around £240million - around £400m under its initial budget.
The journalist behind a new book on the Renewable Heat Incentive scandal has revealed that he was "threatened" with legal action by DUP figures.
The family of a former DUP special adviser Andrew Crawford stood to earn £6m from the installation of RHI boilers, it has been claimed
The appointment of the solicitor to the RHI inquiry to a high-level post advising the department most centrally involved in the scandal "raised eyebrows" in Stormont, says journalist Sam McBride.
DUP whistleblower Jonathan Bell recorded former party leader Peter Robinson discussing with him whether he should go to the BBC or The Times with his cash-for-ash allegations.
A majority of RHI boilers owners have claimed they are facing financial difficulty hardship because of the scheme’s tariff changes.
The chairman of Westminster's influential Northern Ireland Affairs Committee yesterday criticised Stormont officials over their handling of the controversial Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme.
Only half of 2,000 boilers have been examined as part of an inspection programme that began over two years ago in the wake of the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) controversy, the Belfast Telegraph can reveal.
Fresh evidence of possible abuse of the Renewable Heating Incentive (RHI) scheme has emerged.
"Warning letters" have been sent out to some witnesses to the RHI Inquiry, it has been reported.
A spending watchdog claims it saved the taxpayer £65.6m last year, with almost half of that resulting from the identification of Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) failings.
Boiler owners using the controversial RHI scheme in Northern Ireland have been handed a raw deal by a rushed Government bid to reduce costs, a Westminster inquiry has found.
The report into the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme could be published in September, it is understood.
Northern Ireland's largest employer, Moy Park, has said cuts to the Renewable Heat Incentive here have put it at a competitive disadvantage to Great Britain.
An overly generous renewable energy subsidy in the Republic could be putting firms in Northern Ireland at a disadvantage, a committee has heard.
Farmers in Northern Ireland are reverting back to burning fossil fuels having lost trust in renewable energy following the RHI scandal, MPs have been told.
A threatened Lords revolt over huge cuts to renewable energy subsidies in Northern Ireland has been avoided after assurances from the Government.
A threatened revolt over huge cuts to renewable energy subsidies in Northern Ireland has been avoided after assurances by the UK Government at Westminster.
A group representing RHI boiler owners has appealed to the Department for the Economy (DfE) to delay planned cuts to payments.
MPs are to probe the government's attempts to slash payments to those in the RHI scheme.
The Government has backed down over fast-tracking controversial Northern Ireland legislation that makes huge cuts to Renewable Heat Incentive subsidies.
The UK Government has backed down over fast-tracking controversial Northern Ireland legislation that makes huge cuts to renewable energy subsidies.
Northern Ireland Secretary Karen Bradley has been accused of trying to "bludgeon legislation through the House" which makes massive cuts to renewable energy subsidies in the region.
A poultry farmer mounting a new legal challenge over plans to slash RHI payments today claimed the reductions would be "ruinous".
The DUP has broken its silence on the drastic cuts to the RHI scheme tariffs - which were guaranteed by party leader Arlene Foster - saying it was important "fairness and balance" was achieved for those on the botched green energy scheme.
A DUP MP has said proposed tariff cuts to the Renewable Heat Incentive are "grossly unfair" and pledged to lobby the UK Government on behalf of participants in Northern Ireland.
The last couple of weeks brought us another couple of episodes in the soap opera that is the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI), aka "cash for ash". People like me, who didn't know the difference between a biomass boiler and a tin of sardines, were required to learn the basics in order that we could grasp what the rulers of Northern Ireland had been up to.
The further proposed cuts to the RHI tariffs being set before Parliament this week will be ruinous for many of the businesses in Northern Ireland who joined the scheme in good faith.
The Ulster Farmers' Union (UFU) has met with the Department for the Economy (DfE) to raise concerns about the proposed Renewable Heat Incentive tariff cuts, stating they could "decimate" scores of Northern Ireland businesses and cause "permanent damage" to the local farming sector.
BBC radio presenter Stephen Nolan has revealed that he and his staff have received threats over their coverage of the RHI scandal
A group representing business owners in Northern Ireland has vowed to take further legal action over "oppressive" new proposals for the controversial Renewable Heat Incentive.
Boiler owners signed up to the controversial Renewable Heat Incentive that led to Stormont's collapse have warned that the agriculture sector in Northern Ireland faces devastation with the forthcoming changes to the botched green energy scheme.
There has been surprise the Irish Foreign Affairs Minister would know the date of publication of the inquiry report into the Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme.
Sinn Fein MLA Conor Murphy called yesterday for the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme to be shut down, calling it "a shambolic waste of taxpayers' money".
A consultation document into the future of the failed RHI green energy scheme has shown that many boiler owners who signed up before cost-cutting tariffs were introduced could be left facing financial ruin.
Sinn Fein MLA Conor Murphy has called for the immediate closure of the Renewable Heating Incentive (RHI) scheme.
A group of civil servants involved in establishing and initially running the failed Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme will "undoubtedly have to carry a heavy burden for the rest of their days", the inquiry was told yesterday.
DUP leader Arlene Foster decided to proceed with the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme without imposing cost controls, it was claimed yesterday.
An accusation levelled by Ian Paisley that an energy official lied about the MP’s alleged involvement in a phone call about a disputed RHI application may be unjustified, a public inquiry has heard.
The chair of the RHI inquiry has questioned the meaning of Arlene Foster’s claim to be “accountable but not responsible” for the actions of her former ministerial adviser.
A former DUP minister who broke ranks to accuse party figures of wrongdoing over Stormont’s botched green energy scheme has been demonised for telling the truth, his lawyer has claimed.
The "lion's share" of blame for the design of a flawed energy scheme lies with the Department for the Economy (DfE), a public inquiry heard yesterday.
The UK energy watchdog has blamed a Stormont department for the botched Renewable Heat Incentive being "fundamentally flawed" from the start.
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