Bank of England governor Mark Carney has brushed off fears that polymer banknotes would be damaged by heat, after it was announced it would be introduced in 2016.
Mr Carney said: "They don't melt in the heat, unless it's extreme heat. You have to get above boiling for it to actually happen".
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