Coin change 'running up £80m bill' for vending machines

The government has said that new 5p and 10p coins should save its coffers £7.5m each year as they are made of steel rather than copper and are cheaper to produce.

However, the vending machine industry may have to spend as much as £80m to adapt, as the thicker coins may not fit into parking meters, drink and snack machines and payphones.

Paul Lewis from BBC Radio 4's Money Box reports.

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