Alex Kane

Alex Kane

Political writer/commentator and Sherlock Holmes buff. Trifles, curious incidents, unhappy dogs and a trout in the milk are always of significance.


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Alex Kane: RHI inquiry is exposing incompetence on a massive scale

Alex Kane: RHI inquiry is exposing incompetence on a massive scale

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On November 29, 2017, three weeks after the RHI inquiry began, I wrote this in the Irish News: ''What the RHI saga highlighted was the very worrying discovery that the civil service/advisory side of the governing arrangements wasn't much better than the political side.

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  1. Looks like a very comfortable victory for Yes in abortion referendum.

  2. Ever since Theresa May first whirred into inaction as PM there has been 1 reliable source of strength & stability:… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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  3. It's a day for the trampoline : ) pic.twitter.com/jybEqkwFtv

  4. @Irish_Ulster @bbctheview @jeremycorbyn @AlexKane221b It was up to the people of Ireland alone to decide whether to… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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  5. Coming up tonight on @bbctheview with @MarkCarruthers7 - Why have attitudes to #brexit changed? - Which is more… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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  6. .@QUBelfast Prof John Garry carried out the poll about a border poll and joins @MarkCarruthers7 in the studio. We'… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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  7. . @jeremycorbyn interview on air shortly on @bbcnewsline & at full length on @bbctheview at 10.40pm @BBCOneNI pic.twitter.com/a69BkDDfFz

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  8. The LT 'VIEWS ON BREXIT' NI Poll (run for a major UK & international polling Co.) is now 'live'. NB Results will be… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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  9. Coming up tonight on @bbctheview - Why have attitudes to #brexit changed? - Which is more pluralist or narrow -… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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  10. On @BBCTalkback today: On the eve of the Republic's historic #8thRef, we debate the case for and against change. Al… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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  11. I can understand unionist dislike of Corbyn-which I share--but I remember Heath, Thatcher and Major being described as traitors by unionists

  12. @AlexKane221b I worked on this on behalf of police. David and Julie-Ann were truly dedicated and committed professi… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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  13. This should be interesting. On BBC1 tonight--Wednesday--at 9pm. pic.twitter.com/HBU0lyqQC4

  14. Congratulations to our editor Steven McCaffery who was tonight named Editor of The Year at the prestigious Online M… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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  15. A number of my younger followers are sitting their AS Politics-NI-paper on Thursday. Good luck : )