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Video: Bank of England adopts plastic banknotes

The Bank of England will replace the paper £5 note with a plastic version featuring Winston Churchill from 2016. The polypropylene notes are expected to last 2.5 times longer than the existing paper notes. In this video Victoria Cleland, head of notes division at the Bank of England, explains how the public have reacted to the trial polymer notes. Credit: Youtube/Bank of England

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