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The Bank of England - 2009

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Key events in 2009


29 May

The Bank announced that the renowned 18th century business partnership of entrepreneur Matthew Boulton and engineer James Watt were to be portrayed on redesigned £50 notes.

Passing of Lord George

18 April

The Bank announced the passing of its former Governor, Eddie George. He was Governor of the Bank between 1993 and 2003.
Asset Purchase Programme

5 March

The Bank's Monetary Policy Committee voted to undertake a programme of asset purchases of £75 billion financed by the issuance of central bank reserves.
Asset Purchase Facility

6 February

The Bank published details of how it intended to operate the Asset Purchase Facility agreed with HM Government.

News releases and speeches from 2009