BoE announces plastic banknotes to be issued in 2016

The Bank of England is to begin issuing plastic bank notes in 2016 for the first time.

Photo of samples of Polymer five pound banknotes. Credit: Chris Ratcliffe/PA Wire

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Cash goes 'plastic' in Wigton

80 jobs will be created in Wigton at a company that will produce the Bank of England's new five and ten pound notes.