European and Global Issues Secretariat (EGIS)

The European & Global Issues Secretariat (EGIS) is a small unit in the Cabinet Office. The primary role of the Secretariat is to coordinate the collective agreement of the government's international economic and European policy (including G20/G8/G7, international trade and development issues), and to provide advice on these matters to the Prime Minister, Deputy Prime Minister and the Cabinet Office Minister for Government Policy.