The Business Secretary Vince Cable told ITV News that he has paid cash in hand as it is "perfectly legal and moral" practice, provided it is not done with the objective of avoiding tax.
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The Government has previously described the new coin - which enters circulation tomorrow - as "harder to counterfeit than ever before".