Total refusals and quantities of gold/money returns

David Walker made this Freedom of Information request to Bank of England

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Dear Bank of England,

I hope this request for information is clear to you, if not, please feel free to clarify.

1) From 1/1/2010, how many requests have been made, by a foreign central bank, to return all or part of their gold deposit?

2) How many times has such a request (1) been fully met?

3) How many times has such a request (1) been partially met?

4) How many times has such a request (1) been refused?

5) From 1/1/2010, how many requests have been made, by a foreign central bank, to return all or part of a monetary deposits?

6) How many times has such a request (5) been fully met?

7) How many times has such a request (5) been partially met?

8) How many times has such a request (5) been refused?

9) From 1/1/2010, what is the total quantity of gold deposits, requested from the Bank of England, by all foreign central banks combined, that have, for whatever reason, been refused?

10) From 1/1/2010, for each currency deposited at the Bank of England, what are the totals of currency requested from the Bank of England, by all central banks combined, that have, for whatever reason, been refused?

Thank you.

Yours faithfully,

David Walker

Enquiries, Bank of England

Dear Mr Walker

We acknowledge receipt of your email dated 15 February below (our ref: CAS-05489-V4W3T8).

We will reply in due course.

Yours sincerely

Information Access Team, Communications Directorate
Bank of England | Threadneedle Street | London EC2R 8AH | +44 20 3461 4878

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Enquiries, Bank of England

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Dear Mr Walker

Please find attached response to your email of 15 February below.

Yours sincerely

Information Access Team, Communications Directorate
Bank of England | Threadneedle Street | London EC2R 8AH | +44 20 3461 4878

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