4 Aug 2022

Is raising interest rates to tackle inflation the right call?

Social Affairs Editor and Presenter

Has the Bank’s Monetary Policy committee made the right call in forcing us to swallow the bitter pill of raising interest rates to tackle inflation?

In a moment we will hear from economist Roger Bootle, who thinks raising rates is the right call.

But first we speak to David Blanchflower who used to sit on the Monetary Policy Committee. He joins us from the United States.