In a statement on Facebook, Grapes landlady Anna Slater wrote: “The owners of the Grapes would like to reiterate our policy on large, noisy groups in and outside the premises.
“We do not allow large noisy groups to dominate the pub and ruin everyone else’s evening. This includes stags, hens, political parties. It’s why we don’t show football.
“After last night the recently elected MP for Walton is barred. For life. Several others in his group are also excluded and we are reviewing CCTV of last night to identify you.”
She has an absolute right to such rules as well.
Now, if only the law allowed her to also decide about smoking in her gaff too……