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40 Years of Tuite Opticians

  • Submitted by: Clare Adamson, Motherwell and Wishaw, Scottish National Party.
  • Date lodged: Thursday, 30 November 2023
  • Motion reference: S6M-11489

That the Parliament marks the 40th anniversary of Tuite Opticians in Wishaw; understands that the independent eye specialist is celebrating 40 years of business in the town; notes that the family-run opticians, situated on Caledonian Road, was established in the town in November 1983; recognises that the current custodian, Gerry Tuite, took over the running of the business from his mum, Mary-Jo, who had launched an opticians business a decade earlier in Lanarkshire; congratulates Tuite Opticians on its anniversary, and wishes it the best for the future.

Supported by: Karen Adam, Jeremy Balfour, Colin Beattie, Miles Briggs, Alexander Burnett, Stephanie Callaghan, Annabelle Ewing, Kenneth Gibson, Emma Harper, Bill Kidd, Fulton MacGregor, Stuart McMillan, Audrey Nicoll, Kevin Stewart, Paul Sweeney, David Torrance, Evelyn Tweed, Tess White