July 19, 2019 / 10:36 PM / 2 months ago

Ex-economic adviser to UK's Johnson interviewed for BOE governor role - The Times

FILE PHOTO: A bird flies past The Bank of England in the City of London, Britain, December 12, 2017. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne0/File Photo

(Reuters) - Gerard Lyons, a former economic adviser to Boris Johnson when he was London mayor, has been interviewed for the role of the governor of the Bank of England, an editor of the Times newspaper tweeted bit.ly/2xVMzbZ late on Friday.

Lyons has previously said that a no-deal Brexit may be the only viable option for leaving the European Union.

Reporting by Aishwarya Nair in Bengaluru; Editing by Will Dunham

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