Brits spend £4bn stockpiling for no-deal Brexit

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British households have spent £4bn stockpiling goods in preparation for a potential no-deal Brexit in October.

New research has suggested one in five people are already hoarding food, drinks and medicine – and have spent an extra £380 each on average to do so.

Figures from finance provider Premium Credit found about 800,000 people have spent more than £1,000 to build up stocks on longer-life products ahead of the Halloween deadline for the UK leaving the EU.

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