Not only would many borrowers feel pain, but the Opposition might well be tempted to seize the chance to pile on the pressure.
Posts Tagged: Bank of England
Simply banging on about the socialist 1970s will not cut it. We need our own vision. Focus on shared ownership as the model for new housing would be a good start.
The Government must do much more to promote universities, apprenticeships and FE colleagues equally to ensure that young people get the skills they need.
The origin of this toxic US mortgage lending was Bill Clinton’s extension of the Community Redevelopment Act, designed to encourage minority home ownership.
Calling Conservatives: New public appointments announced. Chair of the Regulatory Policy Committee – and more
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Westminster is streets ahead of most boardrooms in dealing with intense media scrutiny.
Hammond’s debut. His big task is to persuade business that an Open Britain lies ahead after we leave the EU
Circumstances dictate a suck-it-and-see Autumn Statement – but also one that can transcend its own caution by pointing to a visionary landscape ahead.
Alex Morton: May should call an general election next spring. Britain’s economic position demands it.
She needs the larger majority that a poll would deliver if she is to achieve her programme at a time of pre-Brexit turbulence.
It is tempting to wish him gone. But, like everything else post-June, the future of the Bank should be subject first and foremost to the requirements of Brexit.
Hammond on why Osborne’s Project Fear model was wrong – sorry, on why it “didn’t capture all the potential outcomes”
The Treasury did not include in its calculation the possibility that a Brexit vote would be followed by a bespoke negotiation.
What stands in the way of the homes, jobs and savings proclaimed on the masthead of this site is not a state that’s too liberal, but one that’s not liberal enough.
The OECD, the IMF, the Treasury, Osborne. How the experts got it wrong on the aftermath of a Leave vote.
We present chapter and verse of seven ways in which Project Fear’s short-term warnings have turned out to be mistaken.
What will replace the surplus target?
Why the Bank of England’s interest rate decision was right. And how the Prime Minister can inch towards her social reform economy.
In a nutshell, the cut was a doubling down on easing Brexit – which matters.
If interest rates are cut banks may actually start charging to hold cash deposits.