At a cabinet meeting on the 21st, the government announced that it would be possible to receive child-rearing allowances to support single-parent households even during divorce mediation, where there were cases where the qualifications were ambiguous and the local government was uncertain about the decision to pay. We have decided on a response policy for promoting decentralization, which is included.

In response to proposals from local governments nationwide, the government decided at a cabinet meeting on the 21st to take measures to promote decentralization, including 147 delegations of authority and deregulation measures.



Among them, regarding the child-rearing allowance provided to support single-parent households, the system will be reviewed so that it can be received even during divorce mediation, where there were cases where the qualifications were ambiguous and the local government was uncertain about the payment decision. increase.



In addition, when applying to the local government for the "National Health Insurance" that self-employed people take out, people aged 70 to 74 will reduce the burden on the counter from 30% to 20% depending on their income. This means that you do not need to submit documents showing the amount of income, and you can apply only with the tax payment data registered in the local government.



At the government's decentralization reform promotion headquarters held prior to the cabinet meeting, Prime Minister Kishida said, "The leading role of the new capitalism that the Kishida Cabinet aims to realize is the region. It will be the basis for solving problems through ingenuity, and I hope that each Minister will exercise strong leadership and steadily implement the policy based on the response policy. "

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