Dear Sir or Madam,

Please could you tell me who set the interest rates pre-1997, and
why it was deemed necessary to give this power to the Bank of

What other things did the Bank of England acquire by gaining
independence, and how did it gain independence(what bills were
passed etc. and by whom,and why)?

Yours faithfully,

Glenn Fleetwood

Enquiries, CEU,

Dear Glenn,

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request. I write to confirm receipt of your request and to let you know that it is receiving attention. If you have any enquiries regarding your request do not hesitate to contact us.

Darren Creamer
Correspondence and Enquiry Unit
HM Treasury

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responses, FOI,

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Dear Mr Fleetwood,

Please see our response to your recent information request.

<<9-56 Reply.pdf>>

Melanie Scoulding
Information Rights Unit

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Dear responses, FOI,

Thank You very much for your help in this matter.

Yours sincerely,

Glenn Fleetwood

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