BoE launches comms push as it seeks face for £50 note

Sarah John
BoE chief cashier Sarah John is overseeing the design process for the new notes
Bank of England

The Bank of England unveiled a raft of measures pitched at boosting public engagement as it launched the process for nominating the person to appear on its new £50 banknote.

Following a similar process for the £20 banknote, which saw the painter JMW Turner chosen to appear on the note, members of the public now have six weeks to nominate scientists to appear on the £50 note. The rules stipulate the person must be dead, from the UK and not fictional.

Besides the nomination process, the BoE

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