Report The Bank Of England May Introduce Negative Interest Rates For The First Time In British History This Week, Economists Said. in House prices and the economy Posted September 7, 2009 With the capital withdrawl controls, the limited amount of cash in circulation and so on? The capital rights issue is going to become a driving force in the currency markets, and is why the dollar may strengthen; it has the strongest capital rights in the world. But people don't need to actually withdraw their money to stop this thing, they just have to threaten to do it in large enough numbers. The word will soon get back to the BOE. Forget public protests, just let middle Britain threaten to bring the banking sector to it's knees. Better than the ballot box. Instant results.