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Chris Dawson: 'I'm not going to cry about Brexit'

Life at the top - Chris Dawson pictured shaking hands with David Cameron Photo: ITV News

He's a market trader from Devon who is now one of the richest people in the country. Chris Dawson owns the superstores 'The Range' - a company he built up from a single shop in Plymouth.

In the second part of our series, we take a look at his new warehouse site in Avonmouth which is set to generate nearly 2000 jobs in the West.

It's set to become one of the biggest warehouses ever built in Britain - but how has it been hit by Brexit? And why did he decide not to campaign?

Our presenter Ian Axton spent a day with the businessman whose empire started here in the West Country: