Minutes of the Monetary Policy Committee Meeting held on 4 and 5 July 2007

The MPC voted 6-3 to increase Bank Rate to 5.75%.
Published on 18 July 2007

The Governor invited the Committee to vote on the proposition that Bank Rate should be increased by 25 basis points to 5.75%. Six members of the Committee (the Governor, John Gieve, Kate Barker, Tim Besley, Andrew Sentance and Paul Tucker) voted in favour of the proposition. Rachel Lomax, Charles Bean and David Blanchflower voted against, preferring to maintain Bank Rate at 5.5%. 

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