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The day after he publicly walked out before a Lower House vote on the controversial extra budget, Kenta Matsunami was dismissed from his post as parliamentary secretary for the Cabinet Office, Chief Cabinet Secretary Takeo Kawamura said.

The Cabinet tapped Yoshiro Okamoto, a House of Representatives member of the Liberal Democratic Party, to succeed Matsunami, also a Lower House LDP member.

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