Martin Weale

Mortgage holders may not be able to cope with the extra financial pressure when interest rates rise, Royal Bank of Scotland's
Today, the UK economy is in a lot better shape. Growth of 3.2% in the year to July - the strongest in the G10 - and the fears that to hold off on rate rises would create potential for dangerous bubbles in credit markets have been enough to move the votes of Martin Weale and Ian McCafferty to vote for a 25bps increase.
Interest rates are "most likely" to rise as soon as spring next year, in a move that would potentially hit families and small
There is "quite a lot of scope" for a further round of quantitative easing, a senior member of the Bank of England's Monetary