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Quantitative Easing

Inquiry

The Committee will examine Quantitative Easing in the context of the Bank of England’s operational independence, its accountability and the transparency of its decision-making. The Committee will also examine the economic effects of Quantitative Easing, what risks are entailed, its distributional impacts and the future of the programme.

You can read the inquiry's call for evidence here: https://committees.parliament.uk/call-for-evidence/381/quantitative-easing/

Reports, special reports and government responses

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1st Report - Quantitative easing: a dangerous addiction?
Inquiry Quantitative Easing
Committees Economic Affairs Committee
HL Paper 42
Report
Response to this report
Bank of England's response to the report, Quantitative easing: a dangerous addiction?
Government Response
Response to this report
Government's response to report, Quantitative easing: a dangerous addiction?
Government Response

Oral evidence transcripts

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18 May 2021
Inquiry Quantitative Easing
Witnesses Andrew Bailey (Governor at Bank of England), Ben Broadbent (Deputy Governor for Monetary Policy at Bank of England), and Sir David Ramsden (Deputy Governor for Markets and Banking at Bank of England)
Committees Economic Affairs Committee
Oral Evidence
27 April 2021
Inquiry Quantitative Easing
Witnesses Otmar Issing (Former Chief Economist of the European Central Bank from 1998-2006 and President at Center for Financial Studies), and Donald Kohn (former Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors at US Federal Reserve System)
Committees Economic Affairs Committee
Oral Evidence
27 April 2021
Inquiry Quantitative Easing
Witnesses Lord Macpherson of Earl’s Court (former Permanent Secretary (2005 – 2016) at HM Treasury), and Ed Balls (Professor of Political Economy at King’s College London)
Committees Economic Affairs Committee
Oral Evidence
QEI0022 - Quantitative Easing
Witnesses Lord Tyrie (Former Chair (2010-2017) at Treasury Select Committee)
Committees Economic Affairs Committee
Written Evidence
QEI0021 - Quantitative Easing
Witnesses Jagjit S Chadha (Director at National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR))
Committees Economic Affairs Committee
Written Evidence
QEI0020 - Quantitative Easing
Witnesses Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association
Committees Economic Affairs Committee
Written Evidence

Contact us

  • Email: economicaffairs@parliament.uk
  • Phone: 020 7219 5358 (committee staff) | 020 7219 6640 (Press Officer)
  • Address: Economic Affairs Committee, House of Lords, London SW1A 0PW