Wetherspoons boss supports calls for pubs to reopen fully

Founder of pub chain says it’s been an overreaction for the pubs to be closed for so long

15th November, 2020
Wetherspoons boss supports calls for pubs to reopen fully
Tim Martin, the founder of the Wetherspoon pub group

Tim Martin, the founder of the Wetherspoon pub group, has said he supports the call from Irish vintners groups for the reopening of the trade ahead of Christmas.

“Unsurprisingly, I support the vintners on this point,” he said. “It will unleash economic Armageddon on an important industry if pubs aren’t allowed to reopen soon.

“There have been no examples of the virus passing from staff to customers or vice versa...

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