The Bank of England (BoE) has once again voted to keep interest rates at 0.25%, although the support of its nine-strong Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) for the decision is no longer unanimous, with one member voting to increase rates by 25bps.
According to the Financial Times, Kristin Forbes voted to raise rates by a quarter of a percentage point to 0.5%, despite the rest of the committee judging that consumer spending and wage growth remain...
£44bn committed to sector over five years
Key points from Hammond's 'balanced' Budget
No stamp duty on homes under £300,000
Second Budget this year
Rises in-line with CPI