There is absolutely no solid evidence to suggest it but this publication predicts that by the end of the month of January Britain will have announced that it intends to join the euro.I think they may be right. The Euro deposit account I opened in October is now up over 7% in sterling terms. This is what's happened to the pound:
Benign neglect down to parity, perhaps?
It wouldn't surprise me in the least if the government has already decided to go for the Euro. What I'd love to know is this: in which currency is Tony Blair's "five million dollar" salary actually being paid? Could it be in Euros? He knows what's planned.