‘Foster should stand aside’ – Conor Murphy

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Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017
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murphy35Sinn Féin MLA Conor Murphy has stated that Arlene Foster should stand aside to facilitate an independent investigation into the RHI fiasco. The Newry & Armagh MLA told Newry Times, “The DUP are in denial about the mounting public outrage relating to the RHI scheme and the serious allegations of incompetence, corruption and abuse. “Revelations that Arlene Foster had written to banks asking them to support the RHI scheme is further evidence of the need for an independent, time-framed, robust and transparent investigation into the whole RHI debacle,” he insisted.
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jan-2017The Sinn Féin elected representative commenting on the type of investigation required said, “That investigation should be undertaken by an independent judicial figure from outside this jurisdiction and be appointed by the Attorney General. “Arlene Foster should stand aside to facilitate that judicial led investigation until it brings forward a preliminary report. He added, “This is what is required to restore public confidence in the Assembly and the political institutions.”

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