Bank of England 'would not oppose euro' entry

UK - The governor of the Bank of England, Sir Edward George, has said he would not oppose the UK joining the European single currency if the public voted in favour of adopting the euro, according to a press report.

Britain's entry into the eurozone is set to be put to a referendum once Chancellor Gordon Brown's five economic tests for the switch have been met.

Sir Edward, in an interview with the Financial Times newspaper, said the Bank would support the public's decision and would "see its re