Landlord to his lordship?
Did you know Tim Martin likes Brexit? The JD Wetherspoon boss doesn’t mention it very often – I mean, aside from the 500,000 pro-Brexit beer mats, the pro-Brexit magazine with its circulation of 350,000, and the 1,400 pro-Brexit words of his latest 1,900 word-strong financial report, he’s really rather quiet about it.
How surprising then that Martin’s name has come up among the several EU-bashers whom Boris Johnson is said to be considering for jobs in the House of Lords for services to the Leave campaign. Martin’s ascension from landlord to his lordship is of course not set in stone yet – but there’s every chance he may place in the upper chamber after spending much of the last three years railing at “unelected officials” in Brussels.
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