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NI Renewable heat incentive inquiry: warnings ignored

Northern Ireland’s top civil servant has admitted personal responsibility for failings in the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme.

David Sterling told the RHI inquiry that he now felt he should have asked the enterprise minister at the time, Arlene Foster, not to go ahead with it. But he said he was not sure that even if he and senior colleagues had made that case, it would have been accepted.

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