Politics 10 December 2012 “I sense the Bank of England is running out of steam, or perhaps motivation" Business quote of the day. 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 More Related articles An unmatched font of knowledge Leader: On capitalism and insecurity Cabinet audit: what does the appointment of Liam Fox as International Trade Secretary mean for policy?