Bank of England’s Tucker asks to appear before Libor inquiry

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Paul Tucker, BoE

The deputy governor of the Bank of England (BoE) has asked to appear before the UK Treasury select committee "as soon as possible" following calls – including from a Conservative member of parliament (MP) – for the central bank to explain its role in the Libor rigging scandal.

The request follows Barclays' publication of an email summarising an October 2008 telephone conversation between Bob Diamond – the bank's chief executive who resigned yesterday – and Paul Tucker, the BoE's deputy governor

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