The Liberal Democratic Party's chairman of the political investigation, Shimomura, over measures against the new coronavirus, said that if the state of emergency, which is due on the 7th of next month, is extended, a lump sum payment will be made to the business partners of restaurants that are open for a short time. , Recognized that additional support measures need to be considered.
Liberal Democratic Party Chairman Shimomura said at a press conference about the state of emergency, which is due on the 7th of next month. "If the deadline is extended, further economic measures will be taken to prevent anxiety about the future. Is required to clarify. "
On that basis, he pointed out that the lump-sum payments to business partners of restaurants that are open for a short time will be paid on the assumption that the declaration will be canceled on the 7th of next month. At first, he acknowledged that additional support measures need to be considered.
On the other hand, Mr. Shimomura was asked by reporters whether he thought that additional budgetary measures such as the formulation of a supplementary budget would be necessary, but he said, "We will respond with this year's third supplementary budget, and if there is not enough, reserve funds etc. You don't have to think about a new supplementary budget at this stage because you can also take advantage of it. "