£50 note character selection announcement - speech by Mark Carney

Given at Science and Industry Museum, Manchester
Published on 15 July 2019

In his speech, Mark Carney announces that Alan Turing will appear on the new £50 polymer note.

He says: “Alan Turing was an outstanding mathematician whose work has had an enormous impact on how we live today. As the father of computer science and artificial intelligence, as well as war hero, Alan Turing’s contributions were far ranging and path breaking. Turing is a giant on whose shoulders so many now stand.”

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