Bank of England 'privileged' to honour Churchill

Executive Director, Banking & Chief Cashier Chris Salmon discusses why the Bank chose Winston Churchill.

He said: “The Bank is privileged to be able to celebrate the significant and enduring contribution Sir Winston Churchill made to the United Kingdom, and beyond.”

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Churchill on new £5 banknote

Winston Churchill will appear on the reverse of the next £5 note, the Bank of England has announced. It is set to be issued in 2016.