2016 House of Councillors Election Special
The ordinary Diet session came to an end with a long-awaited announcement from Prime Minister Abe regarding his decision to postpone a raise in consumption tax until October 2019. With the Prime Minister denying any imminent plans to dissolve the lower house, all attention now turns to the House of Councilors elections scheduled for 10 July.
Please join us for an up-to-the-minute insider briefing on the upper house election. What are the issues and the trends? Who will be the winners and the losers? And what’s at stake for each party?
We’ll provide the drinks and the refreshments as well, as our expert insights into the outcome, the implications and the shape of public policy to come over the next six years.
Seats are limited, so please sign up quickly. Our government relations experts are aching to tip their hand.
Note 1: This event is off-the-record. Guests are kindly asked to refrain from disclosing or sharing comments or discussions at the event in any form of media.
Note 2: The event will be in English.