Del Missier renews pressure on BoE over Libor scandal


The former chief operating officer of Barclays Bank, Jerry del Missier, today appeared before the UK parliament's Treasury Select Committee and clearly stated he was told the instruction to alter the bank's Libor rates had come from the Bank of England.

Pressed on why he had told colleagues to submit lower Libor rates, Del Missier trod carefully but nevertheless contradicted the testimony of his former boss, Bob Diamond. The former chief executive of Barclays faced the Committee on July 4 and

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: