BoE governing body member 'uncomfortable' with King fiscal comments

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A member of the Bank of England's Court of Directors, the Bank's governing body, on Tuesday said he was "uncomfortable" about remarks made by Mervyn King, the governor, on topics related to fiscal policy.

At a Treasury Committee hearing in London, Brendan Barber, a member of the Bank of England's Court who is also the general secretary of the Trades Union Congress, told UK lawmakers that he had questioned the governor in the past about comments related to fiscal policy, which are considered by

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