Skip to main content
Menu

The state of the global economy: Lords International Relations Committee to quiz experts


The House of Lords International Relations Committee will hold a one-off evidence session on Wednesday 15 May with two experts on the global economy, ahead of the 2019 G20 Summit on 28-29 June. 

Giving evidence to the Committee in Room 4 at 10.40am will be:

  • Dr Linda Yueh, Fellow in Economics, University of Oxford
  • Alan Wheatley, Associate Fellow, Global Economy and Finance, Chatham House

Questions are likely to include: 

  • How important a role has the G20 played in global economic governance. And to what extent does it remain fit for purpose?
  • How would you characterise the state of the global economy?
  • Asian countries have become increasingly influential in the global economy. To what extent is this demonstrated at G20 meetings?
  • 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?

Latest tweets

Loading...

Subscribe to Lords newsletter

Sign up for the House of Lords newsletter for the latest news, debates and business