Politics 10 December 2012 “I sense the Bank of England is running out of steam, or perhaps motivation" Business quote of the day. Sign up for our weekly email * Print HTML “I sense the Bank of England is running out of steam, or perhaps motivation" Business secretary Vince Cable calls for the Bank to take a more dramatic economic approach in an interview with the Observer this weekend. Cable says "a lot depends” on the new governor Mark Carney, and calls for the Bank to consider lending directly to businesses, and set a more explicit target for boosting growth. › David Davies MP: I'm not bigoted, I punched a gay man Business secretary Vince Cable. Photograph: Getty Images Subscribe from just £1 per issue More Related articles Jeremy Corbyn has found a vulnerable spot on Theresa May and trade Politicians are worried that their pensions are destroying the planet. Is yours? Nap Store: Where did all these new mattress start-ups come from?