Bank of England Recent Policy Comments and Decisions

The following is a compilation of policy statements and decisions from the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee and Deputy Governors.

Jan. 28 -- Mark Carney. Governor VENUE: Speech in Dublin

‘‘Interest rates can be expected to begin to return towards more normal levels over the next few years. Relative to what we and the markets expected a -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Jan. 28 -- Andy Haldane. Chief Economist VENUE: Interview with Daily Post -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Jan. 26 -- Kristin Forbes. Member Monetary Policy Committee VENUE: Speech in London

“I see as five risks around the MPC’s last forecast: stronger global GDP growth; persistently lower oil prices; faster pass-through from sterling’s appreciation; smaller labour supply; and faster productivity growth,” she said. “The scenarios on which I place a higher probability would imply that inflation would fall more in the next few quarters than in the November forecast, and then -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Jan. 24 -- Mark Carney. Governor VENUE: Comments on Panel in Davos -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Jan. 22 -- David Miles. Member Monetary Policy Committee VENUE: Interview on BBC Radio Scotland

“Probably this very low inflation we’re seeing right now is a temporary phenomenon. That means we can afford to look through it and set policy in a more -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Jan. 22 -- David Miles. Member Monetary Policy Committee VENUE: Speech in Edinburgh

“I don’t think that lower inflation than seemed likely six months ago means that more expansionary policy is now needed,” he said. “It does mean that there -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Jan. 14 -- Mark Carney. Governor VENUE: Testimony to the Treasury Committee in London -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Jan. 13 -- Mark Carney. Governor VENUE: Interview with ITV News

“There is a question whether inflation actually turns negative. The bigger economic question, the more relevant question for British households, is whether -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Jan. 13 -- Mark Carney. Governor VENUE: Interview with BBC

“It’s a question of the pace of those interest-rate increases and the degree,” he said. “And relative to a year ago it’s probably a little more --------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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