Central Banking

Bank of England's Walton dies unexpectedly

David Walton, a member of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee, died unexpectedly on Wednesday night after a short illness, the Bank said in a statement released on Thursday 22 June. Mr Walton was 43.

"It is with great sadness that the Bank of England has learnt that David Walton died yesterday evening, unexpectedly, after a short illness," the Bank said.

Mr Walton started his career as an economist at the Treasury and subsequently worked at the investment bank Goldman Sachs.

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