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Newhaven tram extension

In a recent news article considering the business case for the Newhaven tram extension, it was stated the Tram Inquiry has engaged with the City of Edinburgh Council to make sure it ‘can cover every eventuality’. For the avoidance of doubt, the Edinburgh Tram Inquiry has had no discussions with the City of Edinburgh Council […]

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Core Participant withdraws from the Edinburgh Tram Inquiry

The chair of the Edinburgh Tram Inquiry, the Rt Hon the Lord Hardie issued on 5th April 2018 the following Notice. “Following receipt on 15 March 2018 of notice from Peter Dickens, one of the Special Managers (without personal liability) of Carillion Utility Services Limited (in liquidation) (“Carillion”) that Carillion will have to withdraw from […]

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Edinburgh Tram Inquiry confirms a new core participant

The chair of the Edinburgh Tram Inquiry, the Rt Hon the Lord Hardie has granted core participant status to an additional named individual, Mr Tom Hickman, in accordance with Rule 4 of the Inquiries (Scotland) Rules 2007. This will bring the total core participant list to 14.

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Edinburgh Tram Inquiry confirms new core participants

The chair of the Edinburgh Tram Inquiry, the Rt Hon the Lord Hardie has granted core participant status to 6 named individuals, in accordance with Rule 4 of the Inquiries (Scotland) Rules 2007. This will bring the total core participant list to 13. They are: –  Richard Jeffrey –  David Mackay –  Steven Bell – […]

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Edinburgh Tram Inquiry seeks ex City of Edinburgh Councillors

As part of its investigations, the Inquiry has issued questionnaires relating to the Edinburgh Trams Project, to individuals who were members of the City of Edinburgh Council between 2001 and 2014. The completed questionnaires will become part of the evidence submitted to Lord Hardie and will be published at a later date. The Inquiry team […]

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Edinburgh Tram Inquiry announces oral hearing date

The chair of the Edinburgh Tram Inquiry, The Rt Hon The Lord Hardie, has announced that oral hearings will begin on Tuesday 5 September 2017. It is anticipated that these hearings will take place on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday each week until all evidence is heard. The taking of oral evidence is likely to last […]

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Edinburgh Tram Inquiry gathering public evidence

The chair of the Edinburgh Tram Inquiry, the Rt Hon the Lord Hardie, has announced that the Inquiry has begun the process of interviewing some members of the public affected by the trams project, in order to produce detailed statements about issues within the scope of the Inquiry’s investigation. Those contacted include some of the […]

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Edinburgh Tram Inquiry – Progress to date

This month marks two years since the Edinburgh Tram Inquiry was established. Lord Hardie and the Inquiry team are determined to conduct a thorough, robust and wide-ranging investigation into the reasons behind the delays to the Edinburgh Tram project and cost escalations. This will deliver a report and recommendations to ensure that lessons are learned […]

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Edinburgh Tram Inquiry announces core participants

The Rt Hon Lord Hardie, Chairman of the Edinburgh Tram Inquiry today conducted a Preliminary Hearing in Edinburgh. Those present at the Preliminary Hearing heard Lord Hardie announce the details of seven organisations that have been designated as Core Participants, outline the progress of the Inquiry so far and set out his process for conducting […]

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New date confirmed for Edinburgh Tram Inquiry Preliminary Hearing

Lord Hardie will conduct the rescheduled Preliminary Hearing of the Edinburgh Tram Inquiry on Tuesday 6 October 2015 in Waverley Gate, 2-4 Waterloo Place, Edinburgh EH1 3EG. At the Preliminary Hearing, Lord Hardie will announce which parties have been designated as Core Participants and provide a brief summary of the work undertaken by the Inquiry […]

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