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Governor of the Bank of England answers questions on Brexit

19 October 2016

Dr Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England, gives evidence to the Economic Affairs Committee. The focus of the evidence session is the economic consequences of the vote to leave the European Union and the Bank of England's response.


Tuesday 25 October in Committee Room 1, Palace of Westminster

At 3.35pm

  • Dr Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England

Topics of discussion

The  Committee is likely to ask the following questions:

  • Are ultra-low interest rates fuelling inequality and threatening the independence of central banks?
  • Did the Bank misjudge the short-term impact of Brexit prior to the referendum?
  • What impact will the fall in the value of the pound have on the UK's economy and the inflation target?
  • Will a ‘hard' Brexit lead to job losses in the City of London?
  • How and when will quantitative easing be unwound?

Further information

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