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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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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.

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

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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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