Mr. TSURUHO Yosuke'S PHOTOGRAPH OF THE FACE

Mr. TSURUHO Yosuke

  • Liberal Democratic Party and The Party for Japanese Kokoro
  • Elected 1998, 2004, 2010 and 2016, Wakayama Prefecture
  • Current Responsibilities in the House of Councillors
    (as of December 10,2017)
    Committee on Health, Welfare and Labour
    Research Committee on Natural Resources and Energy (Chairman)

Born:
 February 5, 1967, Osaka Prefecture

Education:
 1991 University of Tokyo, Faculty of Law

Career:
 Secretary to a Member of the House of Representatives
 1998 first elected to the House of Councillors

(Major posts in the House of Councillors)
 2006 Chairman, Committee on Health, Welfare and Labour
 2010 Chairman, Committee on Audit
 2011 Chairman, Committee on Rules and Administration

(Major posts in the Government)
 2002 Parliamentary Secretary of Land, Infrastructure
    and Transport
 2012 Senior Vice-Minister of Land, Infrastructure,
    Transport and Tourism
 2016 Minister of State for Okinawa and Northern
    Territories Affairs
    Minister of State for "Cool Japan" Strategy
    Minister of State for the Intellectual
    Property Strategy
    Minister of State for Science and Technology
    Policy
    Minister of State for Space Policy

(Major post in a political party)
 2014 Chairman, Liberal Democratic Party Policy Board
    in the House of Councillors

(as of January 16,2017)

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