Who is Noor Inayat Khan and why do people want her on the £50 note?

A re-design of the £50 note has been announced - and one of the front runners to appear on it is Noor Inayat Khan.

So who is she and why has a campaign launched to get her portrait on the note?

According to LBC, Noor Inayat Khan, also known as the 'Spy Princess', was a Muslim raised in Britain and France and a descendant of Indian royalty.

She was a Secret Agent for Britain during World War Two, and despite being captured and tortured by the Nazis she refused to reveal any information.

She was eventually transferred to Dachau concentration camp, where she died in 1944.

Callers to LBC have been making the case for her inclusion on the £50 note. You can hear what they had to say in the video above.

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