Chancellor Announces First In-Person Finance Ministers Meeting Of UK’s G7 Presidency

Chancellor Announces First In-Person Finance Ministers Meeting Of UK’s G7 Presidency

United Kingdom – The Chancellor has today confirmed that Finance Ministers from across the G7 nations will meet at Lancaster House in London on 4-5 June.

Speaking at a Wall Street Journal event, the Chancellor confirmed plans for a major G7 Finance Track meeting ahead of the G7 Leaders’ Summit in Carbis Bay, Cornwall.

During the course of the UK’s G7 Presidency the Chancellor has hosted three virtual meetings with his global counterparts to discuss key international policy priorities. June’s meeting will seek to progress the Chancellor’s G7 priorities of building a green and inclusive global economic recovery, protecting jobs, and supporting vulnerable countries to recover from the COVID pandemic.

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G7 Finance Ministers will be joined by the European Commission, Eurogroup, World Bank, IMF, and OECD for what will be the first in-person Finance Track meeting in over a year.

Ahead of this, the Chancellor will convene a virtual meeting of Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors on Friday 28 May 2021.

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The Prime Minister will host leaders of G7 nations at the Leaders’ Summit in Carbis Bay, Cornwall on 11-13 June. They will discuss opportunities for international cooperation as we build back better from COVID to create a lasting, green recovery.

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