Mervyn King

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The Guardian view on Britain’s missing workers: they may never come back | Editorial
Editorial: Half a million workers have vanished. Policymakers don’t seem to understand why

Editorial

20, Dec, 2022 @6:25 PM

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Austerity could be more difficult this time round, says Lord King
Former Bank of England governor says politicians must be clear that taxes and mortgage rates will rise

Joanna Partridge

23, Oct, 2022 @3:57 PM

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The Guardian view on the UK’s financial crisis: a lot of blame to go around | Editorial
Editorial: Liz Truss and Kwasi Kwarteng deserve all the criticism coming their way – but spare some flak for the Bank of England

Editorial

12, Oct, 2022 @5:58 PM

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AO World boss may have overheated his electrical appliance targets
Noble it may have been, but AO’s plans to offer all staff good bonuses hinged on dreamily optimistic sales

Nils Pratley

23, Nov, 2021 @7:19 PM

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Central banks have ‘King Canute’ theory of inflation, says former governor
Mervyn King questions theory that ‘inflation will remain low because we say it will’

Larry Elliott Economics editor

23, Nov, 2021 @6:00 PM

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Bank of England ‘addicted’ to creating money, say peers
BoE must be more transparent and justify use of quantitative easing, says Lords report

Larry Elliott Economics editor

15, Jul, 2021 @11:01 PM

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GDP rises and suddenly everyone’s afraid of the big, bad inflation beast
Investors are obsessed with the idea of soaring prices, but a glance at the past decade shows there is not much to fear

13, Jun, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Finance ministers hooked on Covid stimulus, Mervyn King says
Former Bank of England governor warns of risk of inflation as Covid lockdown measures are relaxed

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

12, Apr, 2021 @6:33 PM

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Mervyn King says Covid furlough scheme may be needed throughout 2021
Former Bank of England governor says government should ditch spending limits until crisis passes

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

19, Oct, 2020 @5:17 PM

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'Get a grip': Mervyn King warns of Covid-19 threat to UK economy
Former Bank of England governor attacks government’s response to pandemic

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

08, May, 2020 @2:44 PM

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UK under pressure to offer urgent aid to 5 million self-employed
Government urged to extend wage subsidies as cost of coronavirus crisis escalates

Richard Partington and Larry Elliott

23, Mar, 2020 @6:23 PM

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World economy is sleepwalking into a new financial crisis, warns Mervyn King
Past crashes spawned new thinking and reform but nothing has changed since 2008 banking meltdown, says former Bank of England boss

Larry Elliott in Washington

20, Oct, 2019 @11:42 AM

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