Paper or plastic?
, September 10, 2013
Sample polymer five and ten GB pound banknotes are displayed at the Bank of England in London on September 10. The Bank of England is moving closer to ditching paper pounds and switching to plastic banknotes instead.
The central bank said on Tuesday it would ask the public its opinion before taking a decision in December on whether to adopt polymer pounds which also would be smaller than current notes. Reuters/Chris Ratcliffe/pool