Mr. YANAGIMOTO Takuji'S PHOTOGRAPH OF THE FACE

Mr. YANAGIMOTO Takuji

  • Liberal Democratic Party and The Party for Japanese Kokoro
  • Elected 2013, Osaka Prefecture
  • Current Responsibilities in the House of Councillors
    (as of December 10,2017)
    Committee on Judicial Affairs
    Commission on the Constitution (Chairman)

Born:
 November 11, 1944, Osaka Prefecture

Education:
 Waseda University, Faculty of Commerce
 1971 Waseda University, Graduate School of Commerce
    (M.A. in Commerce)

Career:
 1971 Secretary to a Member of the House of
    Representatives
 1975 Member, Osaka City Assembly (3 terms)
 1990 Member, House of Representatives (6 terms)
 2003 Chairman, Committee on Judicial Affairs, House of
    Representatives
 2008 Chairman, Special Committee on North Korean
    Abductions and Other Issues, House of
    Representatives
 2013 elected to the House of Councillors

(Major post in the House of Councillors)
 2014 Chairman, Commission on the Constitution

(Major posts in the Government)
 1997 Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Labor
 1999 Parliamentary Vice-Minister of the Environment

(as of January 16,2017)

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