The Financial Services Act (2012) requires the Bank’s Court of Directors to publish the minutes of its meetings. These are published, as required by statute, six weeks after the meeting to which they relate, or, if there is no further meeting within that period, then two weeks after the date of the next meeting.
Monetary Policy Summary and Minutes
The Monetary Policy Committee announced on 8 October 1998
that it would publish the minutes of its monthly meetings on the Wednesday of the second week after the meetings take place.
From August 2015, the MPC's decisions on interest rates are announced on a Thursday at 12 noon. The Monetary Policy Summary and the Minutes of the MPC Meeting are published simultaneously with the decision.
Financial Policy Committee Record
The Government confirmed the establishment of the interim FPC on 17 February 2011 in its second consultation document, ‘A new approach to financial regulation: building a stronger system’. The Financial Policy Committee (FPC) meets quarterly and publishes a record of its formal meetings.
Foreign Exchange Joint Standing Committee Minutes
chaired by Michael Cross, Head of Foreign Exchange Division, is a forum for banks and brokers to discuss broad foreign exchange market issues. It helped facilitate the production of a market Code for Non-Investment Products in cooperation with the MMLG and the London Bullion Market Association.