Minutes of the Monetary Policy Committee Meeting held on 7 and 8 May 2008

The MPC voted 8-1 to maintain Bank Rate at 5.0%.
Published on 21 May 2008

The Governor invited the Committee to vote on the proposition that Bank Rate should be maintained at 5.0%. Eight members of the Committee (the Governor, Rachel Lomax, John Gieve, Kate Barker, Charles Bean, Tim Besley, Andrew Sentance and Paul Tucker) voted in favour of the proposition. David Blanchflower voted against, preferring a reduction of 25 basis points.

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