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High street banks are bracing themselves for share sell-offs and more public criticism tomorrow after the Bank of England Governor launched an astonishing attack, warning of another banking crisis if the sector is not reformed.

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The Governor of the Bank of England today told MPs the economy appears to have rebounded at the start of 2011 and inflation pressures are still likely to wane as the year progresses.

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Governor of the Bank of England, Mervyn King, says junior staff at the FSA were given too much responsibility.

Sentance attacks Bank on inflation

Andrew Sentance has made his most outspoken attack yet on the Bank of England's economic forecasts, saying they understated inflation risks and the need for a rate hike. A long-standing hawk on the Bank's rate-setting committee, having voted for higher interest rates since last June, Mr Sentance made his growing frustration with the Bank's record on forecasting inflation clear.

Bank accused of 'selling England by the pound'

Deep divisions within the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee were laid bare again when its leading "hawk", Andrew Sentance, an external appointment, accused colleagues of "selling England by the pound" and called for a rise in rates before May – earlier than market expectations.

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Sketch: He told us what the committee's best guess was and then told us it almost certainly wasn't going to happen

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We need to know who is is behind the campaign against the governor, writes Richard Northedge

Mervyn King is being 'leant on', says Balls

Mervyn King, Governor of the Bank of England, has been "leant on" to support the Government's policy of rapid spending cuts against his own better judgement, the Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls suggested yesterday.

Mervyn King: I see trouble ahead

Bank of England Governor's dire warning on state of the economy

Sean O'Grady: The truth is that Mervyn King is the leader of the Bank of England Party

Economic Life: The Governor did cross an important line in May. If he agrees with the Coalition, as he has said, then he necessarily disagrees with Labour

DJ Taylor: America gave us Wallis Simpson – but spare us President Mooseburger

The WikiLeaks disclosures have shown us Washington realpolitik stripped bare. But just imagine how much worse an isolationist US would be.

Leading article: The Governor of the Bank of England should know his place

The problem is not the Wikileaks revelation but how contentious a figure he has become

Bank Governor faces calls for resignation

Mervyn King, the Governor of the Bank of England, faced a call for his resignation yesterday amid fresh claims that he has overstepped the mark by becoming embroiled in politics.

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