Can Bank of England's Mervyn King take on Blair?

With a general election set for 5 May in the UK, this article asks whether the Bank of England will take on Tony Blair and raise rates on Thursday risking a political backlash from the party that looks set to win the election. Or keep them on hold, and face a damaged reputation for independence. The smart money says they will leave rates alone, it says.

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