Alan Turing will be the new face of the Bank of England's £50 note
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  • Computer pioneer and codebreaker Alan Turing will feature on the new design of the Bank of England's £50 note. - www.bbc.com
  • The £50 note will be the last of the Bank of England collection to switch from paper to polymer when it enters circulation by the end of 2021. - www.bbc.com
  • "Alan Turing was an outstanding mathematician whose work has had an enormous impact on how we live today," said Bank of England governor Mark Carney. - www.bbc.com
  • The Bank said his legacy continued to have an impact on science and society today. - www.bbc.com
  • The new £50 Turing note will enter circulation by the end of 2021, Mr Carney announced at the Science and Industry Museum in Manchester. - www.bbc.com
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