Swati Dhingra to join Bank of England’s monetary policy committee

LSE academic and prominent Brexit critic is first Asian woman to be appointed to role, replacing Michael Saunders

The chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has chosen an outspoken critic of Brexit as the next member of the Bank of England’s interest rate-setting committee.

Dr Swati Dhingra, an associate professor at the London School of Economics who has previously called on the government to “cancel Brexit”, will join the monetary policy committee (MPC) in August, arriving during one of the most difficult periods faced by the central bank.

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