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Monetary Policy Committee Decisions

The decisions on interest rates are announced at 12 noon immediately following the Thursday meeting. The announcement of the outcome is made on the wire services' Bank of England pages and on this website.

Decisions of the Monetary Policy Committee are made on a one-person one-vote basis, with the Governor having the casting vote if there is no majority.

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Key Resources

Historical MPC voting spreadsheet (4MB)
For the votes of MPC members on Bank Rate since May 1997, and on asset purchases from March 2009.

Official Bank Rate history 
Data from 1694.