Two women appointed to top BoE committee


The UK Treasury went some way towards addressing the gender imbalance among the Bank of England’s top policymakers today (June 18), as it appointed two women to the Prudential Regulation Committee.

Julia Black, a professor at the London School of Economics, and Jill May, an experienced investment banker, will become external members of the committee. The PRC oversees matters relating to prudential regulation in the UK, and is one of the BoE’s three main policy committees.

The move follows the

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