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‘No obvious basis in science’: Wetherspoon boss hits out at ‘ill-thought-out’ COVID-19 rules

‘No obvious basis in science’: Wetherspoon boss hits out at ‘ill-thought-out’ COVID-19 rules

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Wetherspoon founder Tim Martin has lashed out at the "ever-changing raft of ill-thought-out" coronavirus regulations as the pub chain sank to a £105.4m loss. His renewed criticism came as the company's delayed results also revealed that sales fell by 30% from £1.82bn to £1.26bn in the year to 26 July. It is the first time the firm has posted a loss in 36 years.Live coronavirus updates from the UK and around the world Image: Restrictions imposed under Tiers 1, 2 and 3 of England's lockdown system Last year it enjoyed pre-tax profits of more than £100m. ...