Cost-of-living support for millions of households
More than £15 billion has been allocated to an unprecedented support package to help millions of households in the UK...READ MORE
Britain will keep one penny and two pence coins in circulation, finance minister Philip Hammond announced on Friday, a year after saying they were obsolete and usually hoarded in jam jars or even binned.
Cash has become a political issue after British banks closed thousands of branches, hitting rural communities. The ministry estimates that 2.2 million people in Britain rely on cash because they don’t have a bank account or for other reasons.
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