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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 »

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29 May 2015

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29 May 2015

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28 May 2015

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27 May 2015

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02 June 2015
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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%
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16 Jun 2015
Inflation Target Inflation Target 2.0%
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