It is, to some, hard to believe the extent of pub closures due to the SBE (Smoking Ban Experiment) so it is helpful to have a graphical reminder of the carnage wrought by this despicable ban. Basil Brown gives such a lucid reminder.
If you have not already signed up to the campaign SOPAC (Save Our Pubs And Clubs) then I urge you to do so today.
UK Pub closures [British Beer and Pub Association figures]
Big H/T of gratitude to Smoke Alarm:
UPDATE: Now included are the figures for 2008 and the overall figure for all pub closures since ground zero 2007 to 2009.
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