Our last article, on the subject of the decimal currency changeover in 1971, attracted several comments from our readers, one of which drew to attention to a film relating to the event. For technical reasons, it is not possible to post this after the original article, and so the Editor has decided to feature it in a new post.
Here is the first:
Having viewed this, you may find yourself thinking,”The UK appeared to cope easily with switch to decimal currency. So how come we have made such a mess of the metric changeover, which began at around the same time?”