ITV News Anglia's Business Correspondent Matthew Hudson sat down with the Bank of England's Governor Mark Carney to ask him about the region's role in the economic recovery.
Stability, low interest and mortgage rates, and incentives to take on more staff were just a few of the topics on the agenda.
Click below to watch Matthew Hudson's interview with Mark Carney
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