The four people who ran for the LDP presidential election are actively moving toward expanding support on the 23rd.

Mr. Kono Exchanged opinions with Japanese restaurant owners

The Minister of State for Regulatory Reform Kono visited the shopping district in Setagaya Ward, Tokyo on the afternoon of the 23rd and exchanged opinions with the owners of Japanese restaurants.

In this, Mr. Kono asked about the current state of management based on the fact that the influence of the new coronavirus is protracted, but the management said, "It is very difficult because the customers are far away. If we can do it, the number of customers will increase. "

After that, Mr. Kono told reporters, "I heard about the efforts of each shop, but there was a common voice that it was difficult to serve alcoholic beverages. Vaccination progressed, and a simple test kit was used. It will be different if we can take various measures step by step. We would like to make more use of the power of digital for the payment of cooperation funds. "

Mr. Kishida Exchanged opinions online with Fukushima Prefectural Assembly members

Former Liberal Democratic Party President Fumio Kishida exchanged opinions online with members of the Fukushima Prefectural Assembly on the morning of the 23rd.

In this, a member of the prefectural assembly pointed out that "the reconstruction of Fukushima was not discussed in this presidential election," and the future reconstruction of Fukushima 10 years after the Great East Japan Earthquake and the accident at TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station. I asked about the ideal way of.

On the other hand, Mr. Kishida said, "Reconstruction of Fukushima is one of the most important issues. It is a big step to lift the evacuation order in the" specific reconstruction and regeneration base area "such as Futaba Town next spring. , We would like to establish an international education and research base and use cutting-edge initiatives such as robots and radiation science to create industry and employment. "

In addition, the US government announced that it had abolished import restrictions on Japanese food products such as Fukushima Prefecture. "It's a very big event. Some countries still have restrictions, but they are gradually becoming a minority. I have been making efforts with a lot of wisdom when I was the Minister of Foreign Affairs, but I have to build up dialogues with each country and make efforts toward deregulation. "

Mr. Takaichi Exchanged opinions online with Mie Prefectural Assembly members

Former Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications Takaichi exchanged opinions online with members of the prefectural assembly of Mie Prefecture on the afternoon of the 23rd, and exchanged opinions on revitalizing the local economy.

In this, the prefectural assembly member asked Mr. Takaichi, who has a long experience as the Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications, who has jurisdiction over local autonomy, "I want you to show concrete measures for regional revitalization while the population is declining."

In response, Mr. Takaichi said, "Currently, there is a growing movement to move from Tokyo to rural areas, but it is still in the Kanto area. Companies and campuses that are trying to relocate their headquarters functions to rural areas on the premise of teleworking Some universities are looking for it, so it's an opportunity to take it in. "

On top of that, "What we need to prepare in rural areas is to renew vacant houses to secure a place for satellite offices and strengthen the digital power of human resources. Even if a company comes, it will be a problem if there are no good human resources. I want you to thoroughly strengthen your digital power. "

On the other hand, Mr. Takaichi said, "I would like to think a little carefully about the establishment of the" Children's Office ", which is responsible for the policy on children," while analyzing various factors such as child poverty, abuse, and declining birthrate. If it is a shape like "agency", it is comprehensive, and I want to make the best shape while thinking carefully. "

Mr. Noda Exchanged opinions online with female local councilors

On the afternoon of the 23rd, Acting Secretary-General Noda of the Liberal Democratic Party exchanged opinions online with female local councilors in Aichi and Gifu prefectures over women's activities and child-rearing support.

Among them, local councilors expressed an opinion calling for the expansion of the policy, saying, "It is a crisis in Japan that the population will decrease due to the declining birthrate and aging population, but the policy on children may be ad hoc."

On the other hand, Mr. Noda said, "When I was a first-year member of the Diet, my senior member said,'Doing something about a child doesn't make a vote or money.' It remains and is not yet a policy issue that we are constantly discussing. "

On top of that, "It must be women like you and local councilors who are keenly aware of the fear and anxiety of population decline as children disappear. For the LDP to think about what kind of policy to take against population decline. I want to go. "