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Horse tram temporary marquee cost £24,000

Figure revealed in Keys answer

The temporary marquee, used to house the horse trams whilst their Strathallan home is rebuilt, cost £24,000.

The figure was revealed in a question for written answer from Clare Bettison MHK in the House of Keys.

In his response, Infrastructure Minister Ray Harmer said the marquee was purchased second-hand, following financial guidelines from Treasury.

It was also added that it would have cost "in excess of £96,000" if purchased new, and that there are plans for future use of the marquee within government when the permanent horse tram depot is completed in February next year.

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