More than 30 million people have received unwanted messages about claiming for mis-sold Payment Protection Insurance (PPI), according to figures released by the Citizens Advice Bureau.
Two-thirds of British adults, equivalent to 32 million people, said they have received an unwanted telephone call, text, email or letter about PPI, the figures show.
Of these, 98% did not feel that they had given their permission to be contacted in this way, and 55% estimate that they were contacted more than 10 times in the past 12 months.
More top news
Skies clear across many areas overnight but heavy rain moves in across Ireland.
The bomb exploded after a group of children picked it up thinking it was a toy, a relative of one of the victims said.
Cladding from high-rise flats in 25 local authority areas has now proved to be potentially flammable in the urgent safety review.