Donald Trump’s Scottish golf resort, Turnberry, said Brexit’s ability to find workers and get deliveries despite the former president publicly backing the UK vote as a boon to his business He claimed that he was hurting
SLC Turnberry, which owns the golf course and whose directors are Trump’s two sons, said its staff pool has shrunk. .
Brexit has also impacted supply chains, with fewer drivers available and “decreased deliveries and availability of certain product lines,” he said.
Trump had previously welcomed the benefits Brexit would bring to his business, saying in 2016, “Frankly, more people will come to Turnberry when the pound goes down.”
Turnberry’s staffing complaint was included in documents revealing that the former president’s Scottish golf courses lost more than £4m in their latest financial year.
SLC Turnberry, which lists both Eric Trump and Donald Trump Jr. as directors, posted a loss of £3.7m in 2021, while another golf course owned by Trump near Aberdeen The parent company, Trump International Golf Club Limited, posted a loss of £697,000. .
The filing with Companies House was delayed, and The Telegraph had previously reported that Trump’s businesses were given more time to prepare the documents.
Trump is reported to have paid $60 million (£49 million) for a hotel and golf course in Turnberry in 2014. The location is used regularly at the British Open and includes a five-star hotel and spa.
The filings were made public just days after Trump publicly launched his 2024 presidential campaign. Last weekend, Trump hosted events in New Hampshire and South Carolina.
He’s currently the frontrunner in the crowded field of candidates in the Republican primary, but some research suggests that Ron DeSantis has a narrow lead.
It came despite public uproar over the former U.S. president’s tax returns he was forced to release last year.
When released in late December, he claimed the documents showed “how proudly successful I have been.” , reported negative income.