Bank of England Agency for South East England and East Anglia - New Agent Appointed

Mr Chris Bailey has been appointed as the Bank’s new Agent for South East England and East Anglia. He succeeds Mr Robin McConnachie who is retiring after three years as Agent.
Published on 16 February 2000

The role of the Bank’s Agencies is to maintain contact with a wide range of businesses and institutions in their regions covering all sectors of the UK economy. They make a monthly report back to the Bank where the Monetary Policy Committee uses the information to help its understanding and assessment of current economic conditions. The Agencies are also involved with a wide range of business organisations such as the Chambers of Commerce and the regional CBI and they maintain close contact with regional TECs, Business Links, and universities. Part of the Agent’s role is also to represent the Bank and explain its work and policies. At present the Bank has a network of thirteen Agencies covering the entire United Kingdom.

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