Governor of the Bank of England Mark Carney
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Mark Carney takes over as governor of Bank of England

1 July 2013 Last updated at 13:44 BST

Mark Carney has started work in his new role as governor of the Bank of England.

Mr Carney replaced Sir Mervyn King as the head of the UK's central bank.

He told colleagues and the media that he was excited to get started on his first day.

Hugh Pym reports.