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Independent – JD Wetherspoon admits ‘racially stereotyping’ against Travellers for second time in as many weeks

One of the UK’s largest pub chains has admitted racially discriminating against Travellers for the second time in as many weeks, paying out more than £10,000 to three people who were refused entry to a bar in Cambridge. Read the … Continue reading


Heart 96.6 – Watford’s Wetherspoons Pays Compensation To Travellers Turned Away

The boss of Watford based Wetherspoon’s promised to “learn from mistakes” after a second pay out for one pub turning away travellers. Read the full story here.


ITV – Wetherspoons in £10k payout after another pub ‘discriminates against travellers’

National pub chain JD Wetherspoon has had to pay out thousands of pounds in damages after it emerged another of its pubs had been hauled through the legal system for refusing entry to travellers. Read the full story here.


Evening Standard – Wetherspoons pays out £10,500 after turning away FUNERAL GOERS

Wetherspoons pays out £10,500 after turning away FUNERAL GOERS because they were Irish travellers … read the full story here.


PRESS RELEASE: JD Wetherspoon plc AGAIN guilty of race discrimination against Irish Travellers

JD Wetherspoon plc, with over 930 pubs in the UK, admits that it is again guilty of direct race discrimination against 3 Irish Travellers Pub Chain “unreservedly apologises” for the distress and upset caused to 2 Traveller brothers and their … Continue reading


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Guardian – Irish Travellers’ win over Wetherspoon chips away at the ‘last acceptable racism’

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Quote from National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) Lead for Gypsy / Roma / Traveller issues re. Wetherspoons case

Janette McCormick, National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) Lead for Gypsy / Roma / Traveller issues … “The prejudice against Gypsies and Travellers is sadly endemic in society and is often fuelled by stereotypes in the media. People subjected to hate-related … Continue reading


Mirror – Wetherspoons pub chain guilty of race discrimination against Irish Travellers

Mirror – Wetherspoons pub chain guilty of race discrimination against Irish Travellers


Three Counties Radio – Martin Howe interview – Wetherspoons / Irish Travellers case

Martin Howe interview with JVS on Three Counties Radio. This is a longer item than the BBC London interview … advance the slider to 1:08:43 to go directly to the interview … Click here to hear the interview




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