Dave Prentis becomes TU voice at Bank of England
(31/01/12) General secretary Dave Prentis has been appointed as a non-executive director of the Bank of England, taking up the trade union seat previously held by TUC general secretary Brendan Barber and former TGWU general secretary Bill Morris.
Mr Prentis starts his three-year term on the bank’s “Court of Dirctors” from tomorrow, 1 June.
Mr Prentis commented: “I am pleased to follow Brendan Barber and Bill Morris as a trade union voice on the body overseeing the Bank of England.
“It is important that there is a strong voice to represent the experience of ordinary working people who are going through such tough times at the moment.
“I will be following UNSION policies and representing our views in this new role.”