The Governor invited the Committee to vote on the propositions that:
- Bank Rate should be maintained at 0.5%;
- The Bank of England should continue with the programme of asset purchases totalling £375 billion financed by the issuance of central bank reserves.
Regarding Bank Rate, the Committee voted unanimously in favour of the proposition.
Regarding the stock of asset purchases, the Committee voted unanimously in favour of the proposition.
Minutes of the Monetary Policy Committee Meeting held on 3 and 4 October 2012 (55KB)