Appointment of the Science Council Constitutional Democratic Party Representative Edano will continue to pursue the government’s response

Appointment of the Science Council of Japan Constitutional Democratic Party Representative Edano will continue to pursue the government’s response November 7, 18:22 Regarding the appointment of members of the “Science Council of Japan”, the Constitutional Democratic Party Representative Edano gave a formal lecture in Saitama City by the Prime Minister. It was clear that he had only the right to appoint him, and he said he would continue to pursue it, saying that the government would not be allowed to respond if he did not appoint the six people recommended by the council. Among them, Mr. Edano responded to the Diet about the appointment of members of the Science Council of Japan about 40 years ago by then Prime Minister Nakasone saying, “The Prime Minister has only the right to appoint formal members.” He touched on this and pointed out that this should be the government’s legal interpretation that has been consistently taken.

On top of that, Mr. Edano commented on the government’s response this time, which did not appoint the six people recommended by the conference, “40 years later,’I don’t know what happened at that time, but the government’s legal interpretation is consistent.'” It’s a terrible story, not a law-abiding country, to be able to open up and change the interpretation of the law without permission. It’s a problem before “Academic Freedom” and it’s unacceptable. ” , Showed the idea of ​​continuing to pursue.