The bill to establish the "Children's Family Agency", which will be the control tower for children's policies, was passed by the Cabinet Committee of the House of Councilors and passed by the majority of the LDP, Komeito and the Democratic Party for the People.


The bill is expected to be passed and passed at the House of Councilors plenary session on the 15th.

The bill to establish the "Children's Family Agency", which will be the control tower for children's policies, has been deliberated in the House of Councilors after passing the House of Representatives last month.



On the 14th, Prime Minister Kishida also attended the Cabinet Committee and asked questions. Prime Minister Kishida said, "We will aim for a child-centered society at the Children's and Family Affairs Agency. I would like to systematically organize the policies and clearly show the path to doubling the budget in next year's bold policy. "



After that, the bill was passed and passed by the majority of the Liberal Democratic Party, the Komeito Party and the Democratic Party for the People.



On the other hand, the Constitutional Democratic Party, the Nippon Ishin no Kai, and the Communist Party objected that the contents were inadequate, such as the lack of unification of kindergartens and nursery schools.

The bill states that


in order to deal with abuse, bullying, and child poverty in a wide range, the Children's Family Agency will be established in April next year, and


▽ policies related to the development of a safe and secure living environment for children will be promoted. ..



In addition, the Secretary of the Children's and Family Affairs Agency, who is the top executive, is empowered to request the cooperation of relevant government agencies such as submission of materials and explanations when necessary.



The committee

passed an incidental resolution calling for


▽ Children's and Family Affairs Agency and Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology to work closely together and ▽ to start early consideration of securing stable financial resources for children's policies.

In addition, a bill submitted by both the Liberal Democratic Party and the Komeito Party, which stipulates ideas for protecting children's rights, was passed by a majority.

These bills are expected to be passed and passed at the House of Councilors plenary session on the 15th.






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