David Cameron’s closet European?

As governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney will face the challenge of maintaining a positive relationship with his European counterparts

In 1983, when Margaret Thatcher, then the British prime minister, appointed Robin Leigh-Pemberton, the barrister-chairman of the National Westminster Bank, to the job of governor of the Bank of England, a cabal of top Bank officials made sure that their new boss did not quickly get his hands on the levers of institutional power. 

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