Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England says businesses in the East Midlands are are the heart of the UK economic recovery.
Speaking at the East Midlands Conference centre he said:
It is great be in the East Midlands today to deliver my first speech as Governor of the Bank of England. With leaders in retail, manufacturing, engineering, logistics, information services, biosciences and education, Nottingham and the East Midlands are integral to the success of the UK economy. The businesses here will make good on the promise of recovery in our economy.
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