Archive: 2019-05

  • Pennies

    In response to a consultation on cash and digital payments the UK government has announced that the 1p and 2p coins will not be scrapped, as had previously been suggested.

    The government can confirm that it has no plans to alter the current make up of UK coins and notes in circulation.

    Inflation has long since robbed them of a useful role, but in a country so obsessed with its imaginary glorious past (see also: Brexit), it’s easy to understand why getting rid of them is a battle no one in government wants to fight.

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