Robert Pringle’s Viewpoint: The next governor of the Bank


Central Banking's mole in HM Treasury has emailed me the following memorandum that had been carelessly left on a PC:

From: Permanent Secretary (Sir Nicholas Macpherson)
To: The Chancellor, George Osborne
Subject: Governor of the Bank of England
Date: July 24, 2012

The leading contenders
Paul Tucker, 54, deputy governor for financial stability.
Groomed for the top job from an early age, the best prepared of the candidates, Paul Tucker has gone out of his way to avoid making enemies, but has stumbled

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