The passing of Alistair Darling

Statement from the Bank of England
Published on 30 November 2023


Commenting on the passing of Alistair Darling, Andrew Bailey, Governor of the Bank of England said:

“I worked closely with Alistair when he was Chancellor during the global financial crisis. He was a dedicated public servant in the very best sense, combining great skill and determination with profound humility. He steered the British economy ably during a time of great uncertainty. My sincere condolences to his family and loved ones.”