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Bank of England workers to stage three-day strike

Bank of England staff will walk out on Tuesday. Credit: PA

A three-day strike by Bank of England workers will go ahead from Tuesday.

Staff in departments including maintenance and security will walk out in a dispute over pay, union Unite said.

The union blamed Bank of England governor Mark Carney for the failure of talks to resolve the issue.

Staff will don Carney masks during a protest outside the Bank's headquarters in the City of London on Tuesday.

Unite accused the Bank of imposing a "derisory" below inflation pay increase for the second year running.

Up to a third of staff will get no pay rise this year, the union said.