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The Bank of England - 2001

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​Key events in 2001


26 January
The Bank announced the withdrawal of Faraday £20 notes (originally issued on 5 June 1991) following the new design £20 note, featuring Sir Edward Elgar, which was first issued on 22 June 1999. The Faraday £20 note ceased to be legal tender on 28 February 2001.

See news release  |  More information on the Faraday £20 note
Edward Elgar
18 December
The Bank announced a new version of the £5 would be issued in 2002. The new note would be in the style of both the other new notes issued in 1999 (Sir Edward Elgar £20 note) and 2000 (Charles Darwin £10 note). The reverse of the new £5 note would feature social reformer Elizabeth Fry. These new £5 notes were first issued on 21 May 2002.

See news release  |  More information on the Fry £5 note
Elizabeth Fry

​News releases and speeches from 2001

Year Month
30.10.01
29.10.01
25.10.01
23.10.01
23.10.01
19.10.01
16.10.01
16.10.01
16.10.01
11.10.01
10.10.01
09.10.01
09.10.01
09.10.01
04.10.01
02.10.01