I have been with The Herald since 1995. Since 2003, I have edited a business section which is focused on Scottish and exclusive content, while covering the big national and international stories. I write about companies across all sectors, and take a keen interest in key economic issues.
Mr Weale's comments, in an interview with The Herald during a visit to the Western Isles, signal that a further cut in base rates from their record low of 0.5% is a live policy option for the Bank of England committee.
Meanwhile, the MPC member hammered home his view that young people rather than old people had borne the brunt of the recession, in the face of continuing protest that retirement incomes are being hit hard by QE.
He expressed confidence that, in spite of delays during the summer in securing Scottish Football Association membership for the newco Rangers, the flotation would be "done before the end of this year". If his plans for a swift flotation come to fruition, Rangers will join the stock market as a Scottish Third Division club.
Mr Green told The Herald: "We have obviously lost a few weeks because, until we got admitted to the [Scottish] FA and got admitted to the league, we wouldn't have been sure what we were floating on the stock market.