December 10, 2020
LONDON (Reuters) – More British people went out shopping and got in their cars over the past week following the end of a partial lockdown in England, official figures showed on Thursday.
The proportion of British adults who went shopping for goods other than basic necessities rose by 5 percentage points to 18% in the week to Dec. 6, while traffic on Dec. 7 rose 7 percentage points from a week earlier, the Office for National Statistics said.
(Reporting by David Milliken, editing by Andy Bruce)
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