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Historic Base Rate Changes

Variable Rate Loans:

Your Variable rate loan will be linked to the National Westminster Bank Base Rate which is influenced by changes in the Bank of England Base Rate.

The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee meets every month to determine what needs to be done to its official bank rate to manage the economy.

The table below highlights recent changes in National Westminster Bank Base Rate.

Effective Date Base rate %
03.08.2006 4.75
09.11.2006 5
11.01.2007 5.25
10.05.2007 5.5
05.07.2007 5.75
06.12.2007 5.5
07.02.2008 5.25
10.04.2008 5
08.10.2008 4.5
06.11.2008 3
04.12.2008 2
08.01.2009 1.5
05.02.2009 1
05.03.2009 0.5

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