A reception to mark Minouche Shafik’s departure was held in the Court Room at the Bank of England on Tuesday 31 January. The total cost of the event was £3,346.44. Canapés, wine and soft drinks were served. A commemorative illustration of the themes of Minouche’s time at the Bank was presented as a leaving gift, to which the Bank contributed £358.00. Just over 300 people were invited including colleagues from within the Bank and external guests.