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J D Wetherspoon 13-week LFL Sales Up 3.5% - Quick Facts

J D Wetherspoon plc (JDW.L) announced, for the 13 weeks to 29 April 2018, like-for-like sales increased by 3.5% and total sales increased by 2.8%. Year-to-date like-for-like sales have increased by 5.2% and total sales have increased by 3.8%. The Group continues to anticipate a trading outcome for the financial year in line with its previous expectations.

The chairman of JD Wetherspoon, Tim Martin, said: "A debate is currently taking place as to whether the UK should remain in the EU's customs union post-Brexit. I feel sure that the UK should leave. This will enable parliament to eliminate taxes on non-EU food and drink imports, reducing prices in the shops, which will immediately improve living standards."

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