PM May supports Carney staying on as BoE GovernorStaff Writer | October 31, 2016
Theresa May has given her backing to Bank of England Governor Mark Carney as doubts swirl around whether he will stay beyond his initial contract.
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Amid arguments about the Bank's independence, there has been rising speculation that Carney would step down due to complaints and pressure to resign by pro-Brexit politicians and commentators over the economic warnings he gave ahead of the EU referendum in June.
The 10 Downing spokeswoman said Carney had a good working relationship with the Prime Minister but the choice of whether to stay or go was "clearly a decision for him". ■