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Home > News and Publications > Bank of England notes: the switch to polymer - Quarterly Bulletin 2016 Q1
 

Bank of England notes: the switch to polymer - Quarterly Bulletin 2016 Q1

18 March 2016

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By Ronan McClintock and Roy Whymark



The Bank of England is responsible for maintaining confidence in banknotes. In meeting its banknote issuance responsibilities, the Bank aims to fully exploit innovation. The next £5, £10 and £20 banknotes will be printed on a polymer material. The switch to polymer will deliver banknotes that are more secure and better quality, and will support confidence in banknotes in the years ahead.


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