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8 billion yen provided to political parties in government subsidies

  • 2015-07-21 15:00:00
  • , Yomiuri
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(Yomiuri: July 18, 2015 – p. 4)


 Of the total government subsidies (32.14 billion yen) for fiscal 2015, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications provided a total of 8 billion yen in the second tranche of the subsidies to nine political parties. The Japanese Communist Party did not receive subsidies because it did not apply for them. The ministry extends subsidies four times a year. The amounts of subsidies provided to the political parties were as follows:


Liberal Democratic Party

4.262 billion yen

Democratic Party of Japan

1.917 billion yen


738 million yen

Japan Innovation Party

666 million yen

Party for Future Generations

163 million yen

Social Democratic Party

117 million yen

People’s Life Party

82 million yen

Assembly to Energize Japan

29 million yen

New Renaissance Party

26 million yen

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