Haldane admits BoE communications can be ‘impenetrable'

Andy Haldane

The Bank of England (BoE) has drastically upped the number of words it publishes in recent years, but the UK public remains confused about what exactly it does with its time, chief economist Andy Haldane said on May 18.

During a wide-ranging speech on how to rebuild trust in finance, Haldane admitted the BoE's more-is-better approach to transparency may not be working as well as it could.

Information published on policy decisions has gone from a few hundred words to over 30,000 since he joined

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 info@centralbanking.com or view our subscription options here: http://subscriptions.centralbanking.com/subscribe

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact info@centralbanking.com 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: