Treasury Committee press notice no.34

27 March 2008: For Immediate Release

Re–appointment of Dr Andrew Sentance to the Monetary Policy Committee

The Treasury Committee has established a practice of holding hearings with individuals appointed to the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Bank of England and issuing short Reports on their personal independence and professional competence. 

On Tuesday 1 April, 12 noon the Treasury Committee will publish its Eighth Report of Session 2007-08, Re-appointment of Dr Andrew Sentance to the Monetary Policy Committee, HC 454-I.

This follows oral evidence taken from Dr Andrew Sentance on Wednesday 26 March.  The transcript of this meeting is available on the Committee’s website:, and will be published in due course.

For all media inquiries, please contact Laura Humble, Media Adviser, on 020 7219 2003 or 07917 488489

Reports can be purchased from the Stationery Office bookshops (tel: 0870 600 5522). The full text will also be available on the internet on the day of publication: