Jane Austen to be on banknotes after campaigners criticise lack of women

Jul 24, 2013, 06:58 PM

Jane Austen is to feature on the Bank of England's next £10 note: http://bbc.in/19hYekf

A high-profile campaign has appealed for more female characters - in addition to The Queen - appear on the Bank's currency.

BBC Radio 4's PM programme heard why the protest began and what those involved thought of the decision to replace Charles Darwin with the Pride and Prejudice author.