Chancellor: Austen note shows 'sense and sensibility'

Chancellor George Osborne has welcomed the decision by the new Bank of England Governor Mark Carney to put Jane Austen on the new £10 notes.

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Mark Carney’s choice of Jane Austen as face of £10 note is great. After understandable row over lack of women, shows sense and sensibility

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Jane Austen on new £10 notes

Pride And Prejudice author Jane Austen will appear on £10 notes from 2017, the Bank of England has announced.