What’s News: Face of the new £50 bank note?

Mr C Dodd – Staff Editor

Face of the new £50 bank note?

The Bank of England has recently announced plans to introduce a new polymer £50 bank note. Members of the public have been asked to nominate scientists—who must be British and dead—whose face could grace the new note. Stephen Hawking might be the easy answer, but thinking more broadly presents a wide range of other possible options. Who would you nominate and why? CPD

Which scientist should be on the new £50 note? The Register

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