The House of Lords International Relations Committee holds a second evidence session on the global economy, ahead of the G20 Summit from 28-29 June in Osaka, Japan.
Wednesday 5 June in Committee Room 4, Palace of Westminster
- Lord O'Neill of Gatley, Chairman, Chatham House
- How important a role has the G20 played in global economic governance, and to what extent does it remain fit for purpose?
- To what extent is the membership of the G20 still appropriate?
- 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?
- The threat of a 'trade war' between the United States and China loomed over the last G20 Summit in Buenos Aires in November/December 2018. To what extent is this threat now a reality, and how will it affect the forthcoming G20 Summit in June?
- How could the G20 be improved, and what should the UK do to achieve this?
- Asian countries have become increasingly important in the global economy. To what extent this demonstrated in international economic governance?