Former City minister Lord Myners dies aged 73

Extensive career

Kathleen Gallagher
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Former business leader and city minister Lord Myners has died at the age of 73.

His family confirmed in a statement first published in The Guardian on Sunday (16 January) that Myners had "passed away peacefully" at Chelsea & Westminster hospital in London. Myners had an extensive career in both finance and government. In 2001 he delivered the Myners Report to HM Treasury, which reviewed institutional investment in the UK and questioned if institutional investors were acting in the best interest of their beneficiaries, prompting a shake-up in how pension funds were run. Former prime minister Gordon Brown, who worked with Myners during the Global Financial Crisi...

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