Monetary Policy Committee: Scotland

Treasury written question – answered on 8th September 2021.

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Photo of Kenny MacAskill Kenny MacAskill Alba, East Lothian

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many persons appointed to the Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee by his Department in the last five years have been educated at a Scottish university; and if he will specify the date on which those persons were appointed to that Committee.

Photo of John Glen John Glen Minister of State (Treasury) (City), The Economic Secretary to the Treasury

Appointments to the Monetary Policy Committee are made on merit following fair and open competition. In the last 5 years appointments have come from diverse educational and professional backgrounds to ensure the committee benefits from a wide range of expertise.

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