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BOE governor Carney in favour of early referendum on EU

Referendum pledge had been major battleground during election campaign

Mr Carney said that while companies are aware of the potential political uncertainty developing before the EU vote, there is as yet no sign it's affecting investment decisions.


BANK of England governor Mark Carney indicated he's in favour of Prime Minister David Cameron holding an early referendum on Britain's European Union membership.

The vote should take place "as soon as necessary", Mr Carney said on BBC Radio on Thursday.

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