Landlords are permanently calling time at their bar because their profits are squeezed by "costly rents and high beer prices", an expert has said.
Pubs are closing as a result of big pub companies squeezing the profits of publicans with costly rents and high beer prices.
We are backing the Government's plans to act, but words and proposals need to be translated into urgent action via the introduction of a statutory code, Pubs Watchdog, a guest beer right and a market rent only option for licensees tied to the large pub companies.
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