Prime Minister Suga "To Breakthrough in Carrying Out Regulatory Reform of the Digital Agency" House of Representatives Budget Committee November 2, 12:27
In the Diet, questions began on the 2nd at the Budget Committee of the House of Representatives, and Prime Minister Suga positioned the "Digital Agency," which the government is aiming to establish, as a breakthrough to break down the vertical division of administration and promote regulatory reform. He showed the idea of granting the necessary authority to promote the digitization of society as a whole.
Among them, Mr. Shimomura, the chairman of the Liberal Democratic Party's political affairs investigation, said that the government is aiming to establish a "digital agency", "it is necessary to put into practice measures by giving it a powerful command tower function. Various resistances and opposition are expected due to the securing of a large number of personnel. It is necessary to work on the transfer of authority of each ministry and agency with decisive determination. "
In response, Prime Minister Suga said, "You can do all the procedures without going to the government office, and you can live the same life as in the city while you are in a rural area. We will accelerate the digitization of the public and private sectors with the aim of realizing such a society. In addition, the "Digital Agency" will be established as a breakthrough to break through the vertical division of the administration and boldly carry out regulatory reforms. Including the authority of each ministry and agency to take responsibility for the digitization of society as a whole. We will firmly grant authority. "
Former Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Obuchi of the Liberal Democratic Party said, "The" self-help "that Prime Minister Suga calls is not a cold self-responsibility theory such as" everyone who fails is self-responsibility. " When things go wrong, I understand that we will support each other with "mutual assistance" and "public assistance." I would like to hear your views. "
In response, Prime Minister Suga said, "The society we are aiming for is" self-help, mutual assistance, public assistance, "and" bonds. "First of all, we will try ourselves and help each other in the family and the community while valuing the ingenuity of the people. And finally, I want to create a nation that the country protects with a safety net. It is important to have a society with a solid safety net, peace of mind, and trust. "
Daishiro Yamagiwa of the Liberal Democratic Party commented on the government's policy of aiming to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050, saying, "Energy has always been security itself. From the perspective of economic security, energy policy I have to think about it, "he said.
In response, Prime Minister Suga said, "Energy security has always been an important issue. In order to achieve" carbon neutrality "in 2050, the entire Cabinet will first work on power sources. We must pursue all options, including not only renewable energy but also nuclear power. We will intensively discuss energy policy, including the perspective of economic security, and draw conclusions. " ..