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MNI BRIEF: BOE Cancels Appearances Until After Election

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BOE officials go quiet during election period in line with official guidance.

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Governor Andrew Bailey and other senior Bank of England officials have cancelled planned speeches as the central bank adheres to government rules on refraining from public comment during an election campaign, a spokesperson for the Bank confirmed Thursday.

"As with previous general elections, the Bank will be following the Cabinet Office’s election guidance, which includes limiting communications activities until after the election," the Bank told MNI.

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Governor Andrew Bailey and other senior Bank of England officials have cancelled planned speeches as the central bank adheres to government rules on refraining from public comment during an election campaign, a spokesperson for the Bank confirmed Thursday.

"As with previous general elections, the Bank will be following the Cabinet Office’s election guidance, which includes limiting communications activities until after the election," the Bank told MNI.

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