Abe says question time has outlived its usefulness

National / Politics Jun 27, 2018

Abe says question time has outlived its usefulness

by Reiji Yoshida

The one-on-one question time of the prime minister by opposition party leaders — introduced in 2000 to reinvigorate parliamentary debates — has outlived its usefulness and no longer functions in the Diet, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe argued Wednesday. Abe made that remarks after Yukio Edano, ...

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