Wetherspoon's Tim Martin on 100 pub Brexit tour

Claire Dodd

Claire Dodd

25 May 2016

Pro-Brexit pub owner Tim Martin is to tour 100 JD Wetherspoon pubs on the run-up to the EU Referendum on 23 June.

Martin, who has been vocal in the press on his view that an exit from the EU would be best for UK businesses, intends to speak with customers on the issue.

To tie in with the EU Referendum vote, Wetherspoon has printed 280,000 copies of its Wetherspoon News magazine which will feature an EU special, as well as 500,000 copies of an EU magazine, offering the views of leading ‘Remain’ and ‘Leave’ campaigners.

Martin said: 'The EU Referendum is extremely important and I believe it is vital that voters are given the arguments both for and against, so they can make up their minds.

'Our Wetherspoon News EU special brings together a number of articles which I hope people will read and help them make up their mind on which way they are going to vote.

'I look forward to speaking with Wetherspoon customers during the next four weeks in our pubs across the UK as part of the EU Referendum debate.'

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