Inquiry status: Report published
On 26 November 2012, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Rt Hon George Osborne MP, announced that Dr Mark Carney would be the next Governor of the Bank of England. He is expected to take up the post on 1 July 2013.
The Treasury Committee questioned Dr Carney in a one-off session on Thursday 7 February.
The Treasury Committee has today published a report following the pre-commencement hearing it held with the next Governor of the Bank of England, Dr Mark Carney, on 7 February 2013
Following today’s hearing (7 Feb 2013), the Treasury Committee confirms Dr Mark Carney’s appointment as the Governor of the Bank of England.
The Treasury Committee asked Dr Carney to complete the questionnaire ahead of the hearing
MPs take evidence from the next Governor of the Bank of England at 9.45am on Thursday 7 February
The Treasury Committee will hold what will amount to a pre-appointment hearing with Dr Mark Carney, who has been selected to be the next Governor of the Bank of England, before he takes up the role
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The Treasury Committee asked Dr Carney to complete the questionnaire ahead of the hearing. Also available is his covering letter which accompanied the answers and a biographical note:
The Committee also received several submissions with respect to the session, which the Committee agreed to publish as written evidence for the inquiry.