Gordon Brown’s Ex-adviser Warns Britons to Stock Up “Bottled Water, Tinned Goods and Other Essentials”

A former adviser to UK’s ex-Prime Minister Gordon Brown has urged Britons to stock up on canned goods, bottled water and other essentials as stock markets around the world slide.

In a series of Twitter posts, an increasingly-distressed Damian McBride advised people to prepare for a financial crisis worse than that of 2008.

According to The Express, the ex-Head of Communications at the Treasury urged British families to put their cash in a safe place, stock up on bottled water and tinned goods, and organise a meeting point with loved ones in case transport and communication networks in Britain go down.

He wrote: “Advice on the looming crash, No.1: get hard cash in a safe place now; don’t assume banks & cashpoints will be open, or bank cards will work.

Crash advice No.2: do you have enough bottled water, tinned goods & other essentials at home to live a month indoors? If not, get shopping.

Crash advice No.3: agree a rally point with your loved ones in case transport and communication gets cut off; somewhere you can all head to.

Damian McBride

Mr McBride said that Britain was close to reaching a similar point in 2008 – when he was within the Treasury’s top team – and predicted that a crisis 20 times worse is about to kick in.

For a full chronology of what Mr McBride had said on Twitter, read:  http://metro.co.uk/2015/08/25/stock-up-on-tins-and-bottled-water-damian-mcbride-is-losing-his-sht-over-the-china-crash-5359290/


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