Bank Of England

Mark Carney's thoughts on EU membership deserve a hearing

It has long been a convention that governors of the Bank of England should not be political creatures – or, at least, should not think aloud about areas of public policy that are deeply party political. Hence the criticism levelled at Governor Mark Carney, not least by former Chancellor Lord Lawson, for his supposed “wading in” to the debate on Britain’s continued membership of the European Union.

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