Japan’s major opposition requires ‘wealth distribution first’ forward of election
TOKYO: Japan’s largest opposition, the Constitutional Democratic Occasion of Japan (CDPJ), mentioned on Thursday (Oct 14) it could attempt to shut the nation’s earnings hole with wealth redistribution if it had been to take energy within the Oct 31 election.
It’s a place echoed by Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, who can also be head of the ruling Liberal Democratic Occasion (LDP), blurring coverage distinction between the LDP and CDPJ forward of the decrease home election.
“‘Wage hikes and distribution as soon as progress is achieved.’ That is what (former prime minister Shinzo) Abe was saying. However there was no progress over the previous eight, 9 years and no wage hikes,” CDPJ chief Yukio Edano informed reporters.
“If we do not distribute wealth first, no progress is achieved. This can be a somewhat clear distinction (between the 2 events).”