Monday deadline for Bank candidates

Sarah Coles
Mervyn King
Mervyn King

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Hopefuls for the post of Bank of England governor have until 8.30am on Monday to stake their claim for the biggest job in British banking.

The choice of the next governor is viewed as the most important decision the Chancellor and Prime Minister will make before the next general election.
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