Bank of England's finest audition as press

Unusual scenes at the UK parlaiment's Treasury select committee Thursday when more women than men turned out for the Bank of England's team for the first time.

Marian Bell, Rachel Lomax and Kate Barker outnumbered the boys, Mervyn King, the governor, and his deputy Sir Andrew Large, a fact noted by committee chairman John McFall.

Straight-talking Scottish MP McFall also suggested Large could learn something from the Plain English Campaign, given the contorted contents of his speech on household