Brexit: UK Households Worried about Hit to Family Finances

New survey shows almost half of households are concerned Brexit vote will reduce their disposable income

Emma Simon 13 June, 2016 | 1:39PM
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More than half of all UK households (51%) are anxious about the outcome of the forthcoming referendum - with 45% saying they’re concerned they will be worse off financially if Britain leaves the EU.  

Despite British households reporting a slight increase in their disposable income in the last three months, most remain pessimistic about their financial prospects over the next year. Many say they are anxious about external economic shocks affecting their day-to-day finances.

These results are part of the latest Disposable Income Index (DII) published by Scottish Friendly, the savings and ISA provider, in conjunction with the think tank, the Social Market Foundation.

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Emma Simon  is a financial journalist, specialising in investment and consumer issues, writing for Morningstar.co.uk

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