BoE held back on Brexit commentary for fear of influencing negotiations

Bank of England and Stock Exchange
Rachael King

The Bank of England has said it was in the “public interest” to redact information concerning Brexit from some of its meeting minutes, given it could have threatened negotiations between the UK government and Europe.

“The committee’s previous decisions to redact parts of its discussions concerning the risks to the UK financial system from Brexit had been based in part on the possibility that releasing scenarios could prejudice ongoing discussions,” the Financial Policy Committee said in the

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