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BOE acknowledges looming battle to turn UK public opinion over digital pound privacy worries

By Phoebe Seers
  • 12 Sep 2023 14:10
  • 12 Sep 2023 14:10
Mounting concern in the UK about the privacy implications of a digital pound has prompted the Bank of England to acknowledge the need to start a “national conversation” in a bid to try to win over the public.
Today, Sarah Breeden, who will assume the role of deputy governor at

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Phoebe Seers


Phoebe has covered Financial Crime and compliance issues for MLex since 2015, initially in the Hong Kong bureau and currently in London. While in Hong Kong she won two SOPA awards for her reporting on corruption in the energy sector in Indonesia. Prior to journalism she worked as a solicitor with a focus on white-collar crime litigation in London and Hong Kong. She has a BA in English and Philosophy from Newcastle University.

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