UK euro entry debate finely balanced-BoE's George

Britain's central bank governor on Feb 23, 2001 declared himself a euro pragmatist, and said the arguments for and against the country joining the euro zone were finely balanced.

"The debate is much narrower than the extremes you hear from people who are committed pro euro membership or committed anti euro membership, Sir Edward George told CNN television in an interview."They tend to exaggerate the strength of argument on either side. My own view is that the arguments are quite finely balanced."

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