Wednesday, 1 July 2009
Licensees losing everything
The Morning Advertiser, the pub trade newspaper, is reporting that 117 licensees facing eviction have contacted the trade union Unite and Justice For Licensees in the last four weeks alone. The article is here. For many licensees, eviction is the final stage: they will at this point have lost their business, lost their savings, and finally in many cases are losing their home. While the political wheels move slowly, and we debate the causes on our blogs, ordinary hard-working people - many with families - are losing all hope and going to the wall.