1976 and 2018; UK heatwave draws unwanted comparisons

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The Met Office amongst others are drawing comparisons with this years’ hot dry summer and that of 1976.

In the early 1970’s with the boom in home ownership, mortgage providers thought Subsidence cover would be a useful addition to insurance coverage to protect their financial interests. Insurers were happy to oblige and add this low risk peril as standard to their policies.

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