Monday May 25, 2020

Wetherspoon chairman attacks Brexit 'Scare Story 2'

Tim Martin says gloomy forecasts have proven to be false

9th September, 2016
Wetherspoon chairman Tim Martin still fuming over Remain campaign

British pub chain JD Wetherspoon, which operates a number of pubs in Ireland, has reported pre-tax profits of £80.6m for the year to July 24, up 3.6 per cent compared with the same period a year earlier.

Revenue was up 5.4 per cent to just under £1.6 billion, while underlying sales – which strip out the effects of new pub openings – were 3.4 per cent higher.

Chairman Tim Martin, a strong supporter of the Leave campaign...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader



Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.



€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.




90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Related Stories

The former NTMA head says he is ‘quite alarmed’ at the potential for legal actions over the large number of deaths in nursing homes during the crisis

Michael Brennan | 3 weeks ago

Oil storage in the self-styled ‘Pipeline Crossroads of the World’ is full to the brim, but the black stuff keeps on coming. With much of the world’s economy in a Covid-19 slowdown, at one point last week, benchmark US crude oil was priced at minus $37.63 a barrel

Barry J Whyte | 4 weeks ago

Every time Donald Trump spoke on the Covid-19 crisis last week, the stock markets plunged by another point

Marion McKeone | 2 months ago