Bank of England delays MPC in light of national mourning

22 September

James Baxter-Derrington
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The Bank of England has delayed the September meeting of the Monetary Policy Committee to 22 September 2022, due to the period of national mourning following the death of Queen Elizabeth II.

The central bank made the announcement on Twitter, confirming the next committee decision would be revealed a week later than anticipated. A statement read: "In light of the period of national mourning now being observed in the United Kingdom, the September 2022 meeting of the Monetary Policy Committee has been postponed for a period of one week. The Committee's decision will be announced at 12 noon on 22 September." BoE's Pill: The new PM's energy bills support could bring inflation down This delay would push the decision to the day after what is widely expected to be announced as...

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