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Tag: trams

Calls for Edinburgh trams inquiry after Minister claims he was misled

By G.A.Ponsonby A Holyrood MSP has called for an inquiry into the Edinburgh trams fiasco after Finance Secretary John Swinney claimed that he...

Salmond pledges public inquiry into trams fiasco

First Minister Alex Salmond has pledged to hold a full public inquiry into the shambles of the Edinburgh trams. The announcement follows the council...

Scottish government may step in the deal with Labour’s “bonkers” tram...

By G.A.Ponsonby  Scottish government Ministers are thought to be considering re-visiting the 2007 parliament decision to back the Edinburgh trams project after Labour and...

Labour-Tory alliance ‘playing poker’ with Edinburgh trams claim opponents

by G.A.Ponsonby Labour and Tory councillors have been accused of “playing poker” and of taking a “£160 million gamble” with public services after they...

Lib Dem demise may leave a poisoned chalice for Edinburgh victors

by a Newsnet reporter The total collapse of the Lib Dem vote in Scotland continues unabated as Scottish voters turn away from them following...

BBC claim report shows Edinburgh trams will be ’profitable’

BBC Scotland is claiming that a ‘confidential’ document they have obtained shows that the disaster hit Edinburgh tram scheme will be ‘profitable’ within three...

Trams to plunder Lothian Buses to survive.

by Stewart Lochhead, Edinburgh David Calder over at the Caledonian Mercury tells us that Edinburgh City Council claims Edinburgh Trams are to be profitable from day...