Council officers will now pick up negotiations with the contractor with a view to bringing the section of the tram from the Airport to Haymarket to completion. A significant proportion of the works on this section has been completed and the majority of the risks have been bottomed out.
The final vote was:
- Restrict tram project to complete Haymarket Section: 25 votes (Conservative and Labour)
- Accept the funding package and push ahead to St Andrew Square: 19 votes (Lib Dems and Greens)
- Abstentions: 13 votes (SNP)
- There was one councillor who could not vote because his company works as