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Gutted by fire: The high cost of having no home insurance

Almost two million people in the UK have no home insurance.

Contrary to what many householders believe, it means even if damage is caused by someone else, they could lose everything.

The BBC's Paul Lewis from Radio 4's Money Box reports on the loss suffered by villager Violet Grainger, when her neighbour's chimney caught fire.

  • 17 Mar 2012
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