Minutes of the Monetary Policy Committee Meeting held on 8 and 9 April 2009

The MPC at its meeting voted to maintain Bank Rate at 0.5%. The Committee also voted to maintain the stock of purchased assets financed by the issuance of central bank reserves at £75 billion.
Published on 22 April 2009

The Governor invited the Committee to vote on the proposition that Bank Rate should be maintained at 0.5%.

The Committee voted unanimously in favour of the proposition.

The Governor invited the Committee to vote on the proposition that it should continue with the programme, as agreed at the March meeting and announced on 5 March, of asset purchases totalling £75 billion financed by issuance of central bank reserves.

The Committee voted unanimously in favour of the proposition. 

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