The four opposition parties, including the Constitutional Democratic Party, have proposed a bill to provide extra benefits by March of the end of the fiscal year, saying that child-rearing households with low incomes are in a difficult economic situation due to the spread of the new coronavirus infection. , Submitted to the Diet.

The bill submitted by the Constitutional Democratic Party, the Communist Party, the Democratic Party for the People, and the Social Democratic Party stipulates that the benefits are for child-rearing households that are exempt from residence tax.

If there is one child, 50,000 yen will be paid, and if there are two or more children, 30,000 yen will be added to each child after the second child.

The four opposition parties estimate that the budget required for the benefits will be about 210 billion yen, and that it should be paid out from the reserve fund of this year's budget.

Seiji Osaka, a member of the House of Representatives of the Constitutional Democratic Party, said, "The new year is about to begin, and children will soon be graduating and enrolling, and it will be a time when they need money.