Treasury Committee releases terse correspondence with BoE Court

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Andrew Tyrie

The chairman of the Treasury Select Committee, Andrew Tyrie, on Monday released a chain of correspondence between himself and the chairman of the Court of the Bank of England, Sir David Lees.

The letters revealed a strained atmosphere, as Tyrie asks repeatedly to see the minutes from a string of meetings that occurred during the financial crisis. In his final letter, dated September 5, Tyrie said, "the committee is not able to perform its task of holding the conduct of the Bank and the Court to

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