The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism will announce the disposition of the parties concerned on the 21st due to the problem of rewriting the data of "basic statistics", which is especially important in the national statistics.


In addition to making final adjustments to dispose of the executives in charge at that time, such as reducing salaries, Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Saito also plans to voluntarily return the minister's salary and bonuses.

One of the "core statistics", the issue that the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism has continued to process inappropriately over the "construction work order dynamic statistics" that shows the monthly order trends of the construction industry, etc., verified by a third party On the 14th of this month, the committee compiled a report stating that the data had been rewritten before 2000, and severely criticized the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism's response, which had not been published.



In response to this, the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism has decided to announce the disposition of the persons concerned on the 21st, ▽ Advised Vice-Minister Kunihiro Yamada and others, ▽ Final adjustment to reduce salary and dispose of warnings at that time doing.



In addition, Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Saito has a policy of voluntarily returning the minister's salary for four months and bonuses in order to clarify his responsibilities.



At the same time as the disposition, the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism will restore past data and announce the holding of a meeting of experts to correct the results of the statistical problems in question, aiming to restore trust, including measures to prevent recurrence. I am rushing to work on it.

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