Mr. Kono, Minister of Government Reform, established the “Administrative Reform Guideline Box” on his site September 17 at 5:51 p.m.
Mr. Kono, Minister for Administrative Reform, has set up an “Administrative Reform Guideline Box” on his website where anyone can post information on the negative effects of vertical administration, saying that a sense of speed is important for regulatory reform that Prime Minister Kan places importance on.
Prime Minister Naoto Kan today instructed Minister Kono to consider establishing a system to aggregate information from the public on regulations that do not fit the actual situation and the adverse effects of vertical administration, such as “vertical division 110.”
In response, The Minister in Charge of Administrative Reform, Kono, has set up a page on his website called the “Administrative Reform Guideline Box” and also has the name “Vertically Divided 110.”
On his Twitter account, which has approximately 1.8 million followers, Minister Kono said, “Please send us information about regulations, such as unsky regulations, regulations that are hindering work, and trouble with the vertical allocation of government offices,” and he also welcomes information from officials at central ministries and agencies.
On the other hand, we also ask you to provide personal information such as your name, address, and e-mail address.
Minister Kono is those who aim to speed up the regulatory reforms that Prime Minister Kan places importance on by promptly making a system for providing information.
Chief Cabinet Secretary Kato “Speedy Response”
At a press conference in the afternoon, Chief Cabinet Secretary Kato said, “As Prime Minister Kan said, as the Cabinet works for the people, I think we are taking speedy measures in the sense that we will proceed with what needs to be done one by one.”
Then, while reporters asked, “Is there a concern about information leakage on a personal website?”, he said, “Those who post will be posted based on the security situation. Minister Kono is also considering the next development based on this.”
“The situation where the guide box is likely to burst”
Mr. Kono, minister in charge of administrative reform, said that he had set up an “Administrative Reform Guideline Box” on his website where anyone could post information about the negative effects of government, and said, “When we launched it, we already received about 700 information, and the guideline box is likely to burst. There are e-mails of encouragement and the need to digitize them quickly, but there are many talk of concrete regulatory reforms. I want to get my hands on something as specific as possible.”