People: Haldane keeps his MPC seat; new FSB chairs appointed

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Andrew Haldane, Bank of England

UK: The Bank of England’s chief economist has been appointed for a further three-year term as a member of the central bank’s monetary policy committee (MPC).

Andy Haldane was first appointed to the MPC in 2014; his term expired at the end of May this year. After meeting with chancellor Phillip Hammond, the bank confirmed he will serve until June 2019.

Haldane, who is also the bank’s director for monetary analysis, research and statistics, has come under fire this year for admitting economic fo