UK Treasury Press Release

PRESS RELEASE - Chancellor and Sir Edward George pledge more money for Commonwealth Education Fund, 24 September. Chancellor Gordon Brown, and Governor of the Bank of England Sir Edward George, today announced the auction of low-numbered £5 banknotes, the proceeds of which will go towards the Commonwealth Education Fund's work in supporting education programmes in Commonwealth countries.

Sir Edward and the Chancellor made the announcement at the Commonwealth Education Seminar held earlier in t