Appointment of Dr Mark Carney as Governor of the Bank of England

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. 



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Mark Carney's evidence

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:

Written evidence received for the inquiry

The Committee also received several submissions with respect to the session, which the Committee agreed to publish as written evidence for the inquiry.