The Democratic Party for the People wants to proceed with policy discussions with the government and the ruling party based on the approval of the budget for the new fiscal year.

On the other hand, for the upper house election in the summer, we are coordinating candidates with the Constitutional Democratic Party in the so-called "one-person district", but there are voices concerned about the impact on election cooperation.

The budget for the new year and the 4th year of Reiwa was approved at the plenary session of the House of Representatives on the 22nd, and was approved by the opposition Democratic Party for the People in addition to the Liberal Democratic Party and the Komeito Party, and sent to the House of Councilors.



The opposition has been in favor of the new year's budget since the budget of 1994, 28 years ago, and Democratic Party for the People's Representative Tamaki said, "I agree to win the reduction in gasoline prices. What is needed for people's lives? I decided by judging. "



The Democratic Party for the People's Democratic Party intends to proceed with discussions with the government and the ruling party toward the realization of the party's policies, with the support for the budget as a lever, and the Liberal Democratic Party has also expressed its intention to respond sincerely.



On the other hand, within the opposition party, Secretary-general Nishimura of the Constitutional Democratic Party said, "The election for the prime minister, the vote of no confidence in the cabinet, and the response to the initial budget bill are unyielding lines for the opposition party to monitor the administration in the Diet." In addition, the Communist Party chairman, Kazuo Shii, criticized that "agreeing with the initial budget is a declaration of'becoming a ruling party'."



The Democratic Party for the People is proceeding with underwater coordination with the Constitutional Democratic Party to unify candidates in the "one-person district" with one capacity in the summer Upper House election, but the Constitutional Democratic Party side There are voices concerned about the impact on election cooperation, saying that "unification is to deal with the ruling party, and if policy discussions are held with the ruling party, it will not be consistent."



For this reason, the Democratic Party for the People is likely to be asked to respond to election cooperation and cooperation of opposition parties in the Diet.

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