Lords Committee to quiz experts ahead of G20
10 May 2019
The House of Lords International Relations Committee holds a one-off evidence session on the global economy, ahead of the 2019 G20 Summit on 28-29 June in Osaka Japan.
Wednesday 15 May in Committee Room 4, Palace of Westminster
- Alan Wheatley, Associate Fellow, Global Economy and Finance, Chatham House
- Dr Linda Yueh, Fellow in Economics, University of Oxford
- How important a role has the G20 played in global economic governance, and to what extent does it remain fit for that purpose?
- How would you characterise the state of the global economy? What are the most important economic issues and trends that will be discussed at the G20 Summit in June?
- Are there issues on which the G20 is likely to make progress at the Summit in June?
- To what extent is the threat of a 'trade war' between the United States and China now a reality, and how will it affect the forthcoming G20 Summit in June?
- Asian countries have become increasingly influential in the global economy. To what extent is this demonstrated at G20 meetings?
- How could the G20 be improved, and what should the UK do to achieve this?