Last month, on a late evening’s BBC news programme, a BBC journalist made this assertion: “The Bank of England governor, Mark Carney, arrived in Scotland to tell the population categorically there will be no currency union.”
The remark was made on a post-Referendum round-up of events. Carney did make a visit to Edinburgh, and did make a long statement covering a currency union in the event of Scotland regaining independence, only the BBC journalist’s statement is a lie.
Carney said nothing of the sort.
He stated the exact opposite; he made plain a currency union was possible.
A Lie is a Lie is a Lie
What he said, at a carefully arranged press conference, was, “It is the Bank’s job to make work whatever politicians decide.” He went on to point out a currency union would…
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