Wetherspoon chairman Tim Martin says Brexit is a 'modern Magna Carta'


Pub group chairman lays into Mark Carney, George Osborne and Christine Lagarde over ‘dire warnings’ about vote to leave EU

The Brexit-backing founder of pub chain JD Wetherspoon has described Britain’s vote to leave the EU as a “new Magna Carta” and criticised the chancellor, George Osborne, and others for their “irresponsible doom-mongering” in the run-up to the referendum.

Tim Martin accused senior policymakers of running a dishonest campaign “blinded by spreadsheets and ego” prior to the EU referendum.

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