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29th March 2021

Statement by the Pub Governing Body (PGB) England and Wales and supported by the Scottish Pub Governing Body

The Pub Governing Body, the organisation responsible for promoting the advancement and improvement of Landlord (Pub Owning Companies) and Tied Tenant relationships in the licensed retail sector confirmed on 25th March 2021 that rent review negotiations that were suspended can recommence from 31st March 2021, following the government’s decision to allow pubs that are able to comply with specific safeguarding measures to reopen.

Notes to editors:

The Pub Governing Body members are six of the industry’s leading associations representing both tenants and landlords: the UK Hospitality, The Licensee Association, The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA), The British Institute of Innkeeping (BII), the Federation of Licensed Victuallers Associations (FLVA), and the Guild of Master Victuallers (GMV).

Press release from the Pub Governing Body

If you have any questions please contact:

Fiona Moran, PGB Administrator, Tel: 01276 417853, E: