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‘Everyone should prep’: the Britons stocking up for hard times

Whether it be Covid, Brexit, the climate crisis or war in Ukraine, some are determined to be ready in case of the worst

Even before the pandemic, some people were stocking up on essential items such as food and toilet roll, in anticipation of supply chain disruptions wrought by Brexit or a fundamental civilisational collapse.

Some stockpiled candles, matches and logs, and bought a wind-up radio for keeping in touch with the news. Others installed freezers and shelving in outbuildings in which to store food, and shifted a proportion of their savings into overseas accounts.

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