Peter Hoskin

The call for cuts

The pressure on the Bank of England to slash interest rates is mounting – if, indeed, pressure can be exerted on an independent body.  The list of politicians who have near-enough called for a dramatic reduction in rates includes Gordon Brown, Alistair Darling and George Osborne.  And today, in a persuasive

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