RNS Number : 4960A

Wetherspoon (JD) PLC

21 January 2020

For immediate release

JD Wetherspoon plc ("the Company")

Notification of transactions of directors, persons discharging managerial responsibility (PDMR) or connected persons

JD Wetherspoon plc was notified on 21(st) January 2020 (that as part of the Company's partnership shares plan, whereby employees are able to purchase ordinary shares in the Company using deductions from monthly salary at the then prevailing market price), EES Corporate Trustees Limited acquired the following ordinary shares of the Company on behalf of directors and PDMRs at a price per ordinary share of 1,610.6 pence on 20(th) January 2020:

 Name                Role                           No. of ordinary 
                                                    shares purchased 
 John Hutson         Chief Executive Officer               9 
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 Martin Geoghegan    Operations Director                   9 
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 David Capstick      IT & Property Director                9 
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 Su Cacioppo         Personnel & Legal Director            9 
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 Miles Slade         Retail Director                       8 
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 Ben Whitley         Finance Director                      9 
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This monthly notification is made pursuant to Article 19.3 Market Abuse Regulation.


Alex Bull,

PA to Finance Director


Tel.: 01923477936

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