Francis Maude shadow Chancellor
'A slap in the face for exporters'
Ian Campbell director-general Institute of Export
'There will be increasing job losses in manufacturing'
Graham Mackenzie, director-general Engineering Employers' Federation
'Taking the markets by surprise will have won the Bank few friends'
Ciaran Barr senior UK economist Deutsche Bank
'The committee have made a mistake'
Neil Parker Royal Bank of Scotland
'The need [for a rise] has been apparent for some time'
Kevin Darlington ABN AmroReuse content