Former BoE MPC members divided on ‘maxed out’ easing

Bank of England

Three former members of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) today voiced opposing views on whether UK monetary policy has reached the limits of what it can achieve.

During a panel discussion, organised by consultancy Fathom, John Gieve, Charles Goodhart and Andrew Sentance questioned whether Mark Carney, who takes over as governor of the Bank of England in June, was right in saying monetary policy had not yet been "maxed out".

Gieve and Goodhart agree that there is still scope

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.

To continue reading...

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: