Disability Japan Politics Reiwa Shinsengumi

Former LDP Secretary-General Tanigaki speaks to newly elected disabled lawmakers

“Sadakazu Tanigaki was injured in a wheelchair by a bicycle accident while he was the Secretary General of the LDP, and uses a wheelchair. In the lecture said, “It is a big problem whether there is a place for people with disabilities in society.

Written with extracts from The Sankei Shimbun

September 11th 2019

Former head of ruling party, the LDP, Sadakazu Tanigaki, held a workshop in Tokyo on the 11th. Mr. Tanigaki talked to a member of the House of Representatives who was elected from the Reiwa Shinsengumi, in the House of Councilors with severe disabilities, saying, “Wheelchairs increased in the Diet. I am thankful for other parties, but in the Diet, I want you to devise it so that you can do a substantial job. ”

Mr. Tanigaki was injured in a bicycle accident while he was the Secretary General of the LDP, and uses a wheelchair. In the lecture, he called to the Reiwa Shinsengumi members in front of him, “It is a big problem whether there is a place for people with disabilities in society.

In addition, regarding the cabinet reshuffle and party officials made on that day Tanigaki said, “It ’s a shame that there ’s no [Reiwa Shinsengumi] companions names but there are talented members, so it ’s going to play a big role at an important time. I look forward to it. “

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