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We let it slip, Bank governor Mervyn King tells unions

Bank of England governor Mervyn King has blamed financial firms and policy-makers for the economic crisis, admitting: "We let it slip."

Addressing the TUC's annual congress, Mr King told unions they were "entitled to be angry" about higher unemployment and the bail-out of banks.

  • 15 Sep 2010
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