Petition launched: David Bowie’s face on the new £20 note
David Bowie fans are calling on the United Kingdom Government to honour the late star on an official banknote.
A petition has been launched with the aim of getting Bowie’s face on the new £20 note with over 12,000 fans backing the cause. The new £20 note is set to be launched in Spring with no decision as who will be appear on the note currently announced. Currently, economist Adam Smith appears on £20 note.
Following his death, tributes flooded the social media. As David Cameron tweeted:
The petition reads: “We do not have any better way to honour David Bowie, who died at the age of 69 on 10th January 2016, due to cancer than by depicting him on the forthcoming £20 note.”