JD Wetherspoon chairman Tim Martin saw his total remuneration fall from £351,000 to £338,000 in the year to 28 July 2013, less than the company’s three executive directors.

Chief executive John Hutson’s total package grew from £847,000 to £1,079,000, which included £467,000 in share options and £95,000 as a cash bonus.

Remuneration for finance director Kirk Davis was £535,000 (2012: £400,000) and for Su Cacioppo, personnel and legal director, it grew from £444,000 to £570,000.

The company reported a 6.3% rise in pre-exceptional pre-tax profits to £76.9m in the year on turnover up 7% to £1.28bn.