Rishi Sunak calls for Mahatma Gandhi, non-white icons on UK coins

Rishi Sunak calls for Mahatma Gandhi, non-white icons on UK coins

Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s office confirmed on Sunday that Mahatma Gandhi’s image on a coin is being considered as part of efforts to celebrate achievements of non-white individuals such as Indian-origin British spy Noor Inayat Khan and Jamaican British nurse Mary Seacole. Sunak has written to the Royal Mint Advisory Committee that recommends themes and designs of coins, supporting a campaign called ‘We Too Built Britain’, which seeks representation of non-white icons on British currency.

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