Bank considers how to prevent conflict between two bodies

Monetary Policy Committee member Paul Fisher believes conflict between the MPC and the Financial Policy Committee is unlikely.


No change to base rate or QE programme from Bank of England

The Bank of England has held the base rate at 0.5 per cent today and made no increases to the asset purchase programme.


Bank begins monetary policy meeting, three years after first cutting rates

Members of the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee are meeting today, three years after first cutting the base rate.


CBE honours given for services to the economy and financial services

Former Monetary Policy Committee member Dr Andrew Sentance has been awarded a CBE for his services to the economy as part of the New Year Honours List.

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