1200 words. Monetary Policy

a. Define what is meant by ‘monetary policy’
b. Visit the website of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Bank of England – https://www.bankofengland.co.uk/monetarypolicy/Pages/overview.aspx – and explain its role within the UK
c. “The MPC is likely to raise the Bank of England base rate from 0.5% at the next committee meeting” – do you agree with this statement? Discuss with reference to relevant data
d. Explain how your answer to part c represents what is known as ‘policy conflict’
10 marks
PLEASE USE SOME GRAGHS
STRUCTURE
The structure should be the standard format of:
• Introduction
• Main body (answers to questions) (1200 words)
• Conclusions
• References
Introduction and Conclusions should not be extensive, approximately 300-400 words both.
FORMAT
Must be word-processed – using font Arial, font size 12, justified alignment and line spacing 1.5 and each page must be numbered.