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Monetary Policy Committee Decisions, Minutes and Forecasts

The MPC’s decisions on interest rates are announced on a Thursday at 12 noon. Minutes of the MPC meetings are published simultaneously with the decision.
The MPC’s forecasts for growth and inflation are published in the Inflation Report in February, May, August and November. In these months, the Inflation Report is published simultaneously with the MPC’s decision and minutes.
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Key Resources

Historical MPC voting spreadsheet 
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.


 Minutes of the meeting


Monetary policy summary and minutes

MPC meeting ending on 1 November 2017