Treasury Committee

Session 2002-03 No.  34                                             17 June 2003


PUBLICATION OF REPORT


APPOINTMENT TO THE MONETARY POLICY COMMITTEE OF THE BANK OF ENGLAND OF MR RICHARD LAMBERT

The Committee will publish its Eighth Report (HC 881) on the Appointment to the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England on Thursday 19 June at 11.00am. 

The Committee held a non-statutory hearing on 16 June to ascertain the appointee=s demonstrable personal independence from the Government and professional competence, including possession of knowledge or experience likely to be relevant to the functions of the Monetary Policy Committee.  These criteria are the same as those used on previous appointment hearings

Copies of the Report will be available to from the Reception desk at 7 Millbank, London, SW1P 3JA and will also be placed in the Press Gallery of the House of Commons.

The Report can also be purchased from the Stationery Office Bookshops (tel: 0345 58 54 63). The full text will also be available on the Internet (www.parliament.uk) at or before 3.30 pm on the day of publication.

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