UK’s possible next prime minister promises BoE mandate change

Liz Truss
UK government

One of the two contenders to become the next UK prime minister promised to consider changes to the Bank of England’s mandate if she takes power.

Foreign secretary Liz Truss told a hustings event on August 3, “I want to change the Bank of England’s mandate to make sure in the future it matches some of the most effective central banks in the world at controlling inflation.”

Truss is widely seen as the frontrunner in the race to become the next leader of the Conservative party. She is running

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