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LDP awarded highest political funding for sixth straight year

  • April 3, 2018
  • , Nikkei , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

On April 2, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications decided on the government subsidies to be allocated to political parties for 2018. Eight parties will receive a total of 31.77368 billion yen. The Liberal Democratic Party will be allocated 17.48989 billion yen, ranking first for the sixth year in a row. The Japanese Communist Party, which opposes this funding program, will receive no subsidy. 

Political Party

Allocation

(billions of yen)

Liberal Democratic Party (LDP)

17.48989

Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan (CDPJ)

2.76430

Party of Hope (Kibo no To)

3.04295

Komeito

2.94843

Democratic Party (DP)

3.56959

Japan Innovation Party (Nippon Ishin)

1.30936

Liberal Party (LP)

0.26918

Social Democratic Party (SDP)

0.37994

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