New Bank of England governor speaks of his pride

On the eve of taking over as Governor of the Bank of England, Mervyn King spoke to The Times about his personal approach to the role, filling the shoes of Sir Edward George and crucial issues facing the financial sector, including the prospect of deflation and weakness in the economy. He spoke of his pride at working for the Bank and said traditions of an institution like the Bank are very important.

First published in The Times, 2 July 2003.

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