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Motion ref. S6M-06020

Cumnock Beautician Expands Business with New Opportunity

Submitted by: Sharon Dowey, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party.
Date lodged: Monday, September 26, 2022

Supported by: Jeremy Balfour, Colin Beattie, Miles Briggs, Alexander Burnett, Finlay Carson, Russell Findlay, Murdo Fraser, Meghan Gallacher, Pam Gosal, Jamie Greene, Dr. Sandesh Gulhane, Craig Hoy, Liam Kerr, Stephen Kerr, Bill Kidd, Douglas Lumsden, Fulton MacGregor, Douglas Ross, Alexander Stewart, Paul Sweeney, Annie Wells, Tess White, Brian Whittle

That the Parliament congratulates Cumnock’s Carolyn Crawford as she embarks on her new beauty business venture; notes that Carolyn previously had a shop on Lugar Street in Cumnock before closing during the COVID-19 lockdown and moving to an outbuilding at her home; understands that she has since been approved by East Ayrshire Council for a licence that will see her expand her beauty services to include semi-permanent tattoo make-up; further understands that Carolyn had doubts about her decision to move and expand due to the cost of living crisis and rise in energy bills; recognises that she overcome these doubts as she has received a huge amount of support from her client base, and has had a surge in new customers from word of mouth; believes that Carolyn has also expanded by opening a training academy in the local area after recently qualifying as an educator; understands that Carolyn’s daughter is currently training to join her mum in the new premises; applauds Carolyn for her hard work and determination, and wishes her continued success and growth with her business going forward.