MPC unanimously voted to increase rates
Failure to layout framework for temporary permissions regime
'No surprise if August hike shelved'
Energy costs rising by less than this time last year
'Critical' stage in negotiations
Falls to 2.4%
Cuts inflation and growth forecast for Q2
Rates remain at 0.5%
'Any other decision would be a major surprise'
Brexit uncertainty a major factor
Rose 3.8% in Q1
Will assess regulation
Market anticipates a May hike
Consequences could be more severe than in stress tests
'The time has come'
Up against all major currencies
First time in history
Focus on longer term
Held rates at 0.5%
'Firms and senior managers would be well advised to start planning now'
CPI drops to 3%