Mr. HACHIRO Yoshio'S PHOTOGRAPH OF THE FACE

Mr. HACHIRO Yoshio

  • The Democratic Party and The Shin-Ryokufukai
  • Elected 2016, Hokkaido
  • Current Responsibilities in the House of Councillors
    (as of December 10,2017)
    Committee on Land and Transport
    Committee on Fundamental National Policies (Chairman)
    Research Committee on International Economy and Foreign Affairs

Born:
 January 25, 1948, Hokkaido

Education:
 1971 Hokkaido University, School of Agriculture

Career:
 1971 joined Imakane Town Agricultural Cooperative
 1990 Member, House of Representatives
    (7 consecutive terms)
 1996 Chairman, Special Committee on Coal Problems,
    House of Representatives
 2001 Chairman, Committee on Agriculture, Forestry and
    Fisheries, House of Representatives
 2010 Chairman, Committee on Health, Labour and
    Welfare, House of Representatives
 2011 Chairman, Deliberative Council on Political
    Ethics, House of Representatives
 2012 Chairman, Committee on Judicial Affairs
 2016 elected to the House of Councillors

(Major posts in the Government)
 1996 Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Finance
 2011 Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry

(Major post in a political party)
 2011 Vice-President, Democratic Party of Japan

(as of January 16,2017)

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