Treasury Committee launches quantitative tightening inquiry

Calls for evidence

James Baxter-Derrington
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The Treasury Committee has launched an inquiry into the costs and effects of quantitative easing.

From today (2 February), stakeholders, academics, industry experts and "those with knowledge of the subject" are encouraged to submit evidence to the committee, which will investigate the Bank of England's ability to carry out quantitative tightening, the costs to the taxpayer and the impact quantitative easing has had on inflation. The cross-party committee of MPs will examine the impact quantitative tightening is likely to have on inflation, the economy, households, the financial sector, inflation and growth, while also considering the role quantitative easing may have had in the "outb...

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