Former First Minister of Scotland Alex Salmond surprised the team at Specsavers in Bathgate with a flying visit.

The Member of Parliament for Gordon dropped in to the shop to choose a new pair of frames during a visit to the town on 25th August.

Praise for the Specsavers team

With the help of store Optometrist Faayza Haq and the in-store team, Mr Salmond chose a new pair of frames before spending 40 minutes chatting to staff and customers. Mr Salmond later described the store as the ‘best place to get your eyes tested’ in a post on social media.

Great to welcome loyal customers

Joe Smith, Store Manager at Specsavers in Bathgate, said: ‘Mr Salmond first visited the store in 2009. He thought we did such a good job then that he invited the entire team for lunch at the Scottish Parliament.

‘It’s good to see, like the majority of our customers, that he keeps coming back to enjoy the fantastic services that we have to offer.’

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