5 things you might like to know about the Bank of England

The Bank of England is the central bank of the UK, but do you know anything about it? Take a look at these 5 facts…

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1: It was created to act as the Government’s banker and debt manager

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2: Its responsibility is shared between three main bodies

3: It is known as the ‘Old Lady of Threadneedle Street’

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4: It sometimes creates extra money to help the economy

5: Their vaults hold over 400,000 bars of gold

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