King sees “room for improvement” in Bank’s communication


Mervyn King, the governor of the Bank of England, on Monday acknowledged "room for improvement" in the way the central bank communicates its economic forecasts.

The acknowledgement follows criticism of the Bank's policy of displaying its inflation and growth projections in the form of fan charts. In a lecture delivered in London, King insisted that the Bank's fan charts were wrongly maligned, saying the charts had been "helpful in communicating the big picture that the MPC needs to get across,"

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact [email protected] or view our subscription options here:

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact [email protected] to find out more.

Sorry, our subscription options are not loading right now

Please try again later. Get in touch with our customer services team if this issue persists.

New to Central Banking? View our subscription options

If you already have an account, please sign in here.

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Central Banking account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here: