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Gov’t provides 7.9 billion yen in subsidies to 8 political parties

  • July 21, 2020
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

The Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications provided on July 20 a total of 7.943 billion yen in subsidies to eight political parties, except for the Japanese Communist Party, which did not apply for the subsidy. It was the second tranche of the government’s quarterly disbursement of political subsidies (the total amount of 31.773 billion yen). The subsidies are provided in four installments a year. The subsidies provided to the political parties in the order of amount were as follows (Numbers are rounded down to the nearest million yen):

 

Political Party

Allocation (billions of yen)

Liberal Democratic Party

4.31500

Democratic Party for the People

1.16200

Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan

1.07200

Komeito

0.75700

Nippon Ishin (Japan Innovation Party)

0.46300

Social Democratic Party

0.09000

Party to Protect the People from NHK (NHK kara Kokumin wo Mamoru To)

0.04100

Reiwa Shinsengumi (Reiwa Shinsengumi)

0.04000

 

 

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