long fight against cancer. His successor长期免费公开24码 ,
current boss Mervyn King, said he was deeply saddened as he announced the death. The peer, nicknam
ed Steady Eddie, quit in 2003 after a 37-year career which sa
w the Bank given independent power to set interest rates by the then Chancellor Gordon Brown. He was given a life peerage in 2004 as Baron George of St Tudy in Cor nwall. He
is survived by his wife Vanessa, who
was his childhood sweetheart, and their three
children. Mr Brown said last night: Eddie George was universally admired for his expertise, judgment and wisdom. It was my privilege to have worked with one of the worl
ds greatest central bankers. My thoughts are with his family.