Parliament question leaked "Civilians have passed on to a third party" Minister of Regional Revitalization October 18th 18:27
Mr. Kitamura, the Minister for Regional Revitalization, was informed about the fact that the National Democratic Party lawmakers pointed out that the contents of the question notified to the government over the National Strategic Special Zone were leaking outside the committee. This is something that a civilian told a third party, and showed that there was no problem with the government's response.
When Democrat Yuko Mori of the National Democratic Party made a question about the government's National Strategic Special Zone at the House of Councilors Budget Committee on 15th of this month, the content of the question notified to the government was taken up on the Internet program before the committee etc. The National Democratic Party and others are investigating that there is a suspicion of leaking outside.
In this regard, the Minister for Regional Revitalization Kitamura, who is in charge of the National Special Strategy Zone, announced that the Cabinet Office was a member of the Diet for the deputy chairman of the National Strategic Special Zone Working Group who was asked to attend the committee at the press conference following the cabinet meeting. It was made clear that the contents of the question notification from was conveyed.
On top of that, Mr. Kitamura said that Mr. Hara had told the acquaintance's university professor about the contents, “I confirmed that there was no fact leaked from the Cabinet Office. There is no special provision regarding the communication to the government, ”he said, indicating that there is no problem with the government's response.