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Charlotte Hogg was right to resign, but the departure is cause for concern

Published on Tuesday 14th of March 2017 12:19:36 PM in Guardian

Charlotte Hogg had to go. If you work in one of the top jobs at the Bank of England and MPs say your professional competence falls short of the highest standards required, you are toast. She jumped before she was pushed.The report from the Treasury select ...

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