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The foundation proposed that the Government sets up a scheme to help people avoid losing their homes

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Fresh evidence that the housing market is cooling comes today from the latest survey by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England

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Mortgage payers have been warned by the Governor of the Bank of England that interest rates are likely to increase five-fold to around 2.5 per cent over the next three years.

Senior policymakers at the Bank of England (from left) Spencer Dale, Mark Carney, Jon Cunliffe and Andrew Bailey prepare to deliver their report

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