Edinburgh trams watchdog with no bite

YOU KNOW, there are time when the reality of the Edinburgh trams debacle just beggars belief, writes Jim McGill. We all know about the soaring costs, constant delays and political and commercial wrangling, but this latest incident takes the biscuit.

You may – or may not — know there exists a watchdog (yes, there’s always watchdog) which was set up by Edinburgh City Council to scrutinise the city’s tram project. Amazingly, given the importance of the project, the council’s tram sub-committee sat together yesterday for the first time in a year.


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