David Walton

This Obituary, published Friday 23 June, says that David Walton was a tough-minded economist who capped a brilliant City career with a seat on the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee.

"In the all-too-brief year of his service at the Bank of England as one of Britain's top economic policymakers, David Walton quickly made his mark as one of the most respected and popular members, past or present, of the Monetary Policy Committee," The Times wrote.

"Friends spoke of Walton's "relentless co