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News Release - Launch of public nominations period for the next £20 banknote

19 May 2015

Governor Mark Carney announced that the next £20 note will celebrate Britain’s achievements in the visual arts and launched a public nomination period to seek people’s views as to who should be recognised on the next £20 note. More »

Other News

Statement by the Bank of England More »

22 May 2015

Interpreting the yield curve: warning or opportunity? - speech by Minouche Shafi... More »

22 May 2015

Bank of England Consultation Paper: The Bank of England’s power to direct instit... More »

22 May 2015

Telling tails of oil and global inflation - speech by Martin Weale More »

21 May 2015

In Focus

Inflation Report - May 2015

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Visit the Bank's Museum

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Nominate who you would like to feature on the back of the £20 note

Please make your nominations by 19 July 2015. More »

Consultation Paper 19/15: Contractual stays in financial contracts governed by third-country law (10:00)
26 May 2015
Speech by Martin Taylor given at the International Association of Credit Portfolio Managers 2015 Annual Spring Conference on Friday 22 May 2015 (10:00)
26 May 2015
Policy Statement 10/15: The implementation of ring-fencing: legal structure, governance and continuity of services and facilities (10:00)
27 May 2015
Sarah Breeden: CSFI Roundtable on Bank of England’s Procyclicality Working Group (12:30), London. No text to be released
27 May 2015

Key Facts

Current Bank Rate Inflation Target 0.5%
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4 Jun 2015
Quantitative Easing Asset Purchase Programme Inflation Target £375 bn
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4 Jun 2015
Current Inflation Inflation Target -0.1%
Next due:
16 Jun 2015
Inflation Target Inflation Target 2.0%
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