Food will be CHEAPER after Brexit, says Wetherspoons chief Tim Martin

WETHERSPOONS boss Tim Martin has said that food will be cheaper as a result of Brexit as a result of tariffs falling between the UK and the rest of the world.

The leading pub chain owner said calculated that he could take 0.5p off drinks and 3.5p off an average meal sold in his establishments as a result of tariffs being removed with the rest of the world.

He pointed out that Brussels levies high tariffs on food from outside the EU and keeps the income from importers paying to sell their produce in the bloc.

Giving evidence to the Commons environment committee he said that reductions in food costs would be potentially greater in...
source: Express

2017-12-06 22:03
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