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geoffrey Walton
Posted: 13 May 2016 07:28:35(UTC)
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It looks like the B of E have cost all investors a lot of money.
For most of my life, the Gov. hardly ever said a word.
Mickey
Posted: 13 May 2016 07:38:00(UTC)
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Strange how the BofE Governor doesn't comment on the General election yet feels it right to comment on Brexit, to my mind he should stay out of the politics, can you imagine the furore if he told us bad things would be if we voted Conservative, Labour etc. Project Fear continues although the worst I have heard so far has been Cameron invoking War Graves, he sure is turning out to be a slimy piece of work.
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Keith Cobby
Posted: 13 May 2016 09:21:26(UTC)
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He is hardly independent of Government. Appointed by Osbourne.
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Tom Mozy
Posted: 13 May 2016 15:57:24(UTC)
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End the BOE!
richard tomkin
Posted: 15 May 2016 08:32:24(UTC)
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Time was,of fond memory,when the Governor of the Bank of England had merely to raise his eyebrows to get his point over.The present one should be more sparing of his utterances ; perhaps,then,when he does speak,people would actually listen.Instead of which,we have had a litany of drivel such as " forward guidance " and " going forward to the medium term ".
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dennis rooke
Posted: 15 May 2016 08:42:14(UTC)
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This is the Governor who left Canada with a ridiculous high personal borrowing level which is now coming home to roost
JohnR
Posted: 15 May 2016 09:02:04(UTC)
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Central banks are dishonest brokers. they exist to prop up their crooked banking masters, at everyone else's expense. The eight years and counting of financial repression, housing Ponzi props, vast handouts to speculators and brutal war on savers, were demanded by the insolvent money printers to maintain their lavish lifestyles. So that's what happened.

The talking heads employed to spout word salad announcements aren't paid vast sums to care about a country or it's citizens, why anyone should think they are is beyond me.

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Kengee
Posted: 15 May 2016 09:29:51(UTC)
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It's my humble opinion the Governor of BOE wasn't altogether a free agent as to what he said about the Referendum.
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Bazz
Posted: 15 May 2016 10:57:03(UTC)
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By passing the decision on Brexit to the voting population, the politicians have effectively abdicated. Given that none have any consistent accurate factual information to offer to us voters, I would prefer to have the views of non-politicions any day.

The truth is that nobody knows what will happen if we stay or leave, so please, stop being emotional and only speak if you can back up your comments, and they enlighten, rather than confuse.
colin overton
Posted: 17 May 2016 08:48:20(UTC)
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One does fear for true democracy with appointed officials giving the government line. I hope no-one complains when an "extreme" government uses public funds to direct the electorate which way to vote. With the mayor of London being "elected" on 23% turnout, 1.2 million votes in a city of 8.5 million people, one might believe that democracy is already very sick if not already dead.
I recently checked my right to a postal vote for the local elections and the banner headline on the page was again a government notice of which way to vote in the EU referendum. Very disappointing.
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