Akira Nagatsuma

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Akira Nagatsuma
長妻 昭
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Minister of Health, Labour, and Welfare
In office
June 8, 2009 – September 17, 2010
Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama
Preceded by Yōichi Masuzoe
Succeeded by Ritsuo Hosokawa
Personal details
Born 長妻 昭 (Nagatsuma Akira?)
(1960-06-14) June 14, 1960 (age 54)
Tokyo, Japan
Alma mater Keio University

Akira Nagatsuma (長妻 昭 Nagatsuma Akira?, born June 14, 1960) is a Japanese politician of the Democratic Party of Japan, a member of House of Representatives in the Diet (national legislature). He came to prominence when he reported missing records of public pension plans.[1] A native of Nerima, Tokyo and graduate of Keio University he was elected for the first time in 2000 after unsuccessful runs in 1995 and 1996.

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  1. ^ Norimitsu Onishi, The New York Times, July 19, 2008: No Longer a Reporter, but a Muckraker Within Japan’s Parliament

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Political offices
Preceded by
Yōichi Masuzoe
Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare of Japan
2009–2010
Succeeded by
Ritsuo Hosokawa
House of Representatives of Japan
Preceded by
Shigeru Kasuya
Representative for Tokyo's 7th district
2000–2005
Succeeded by
Fumiaki Matsumoto
Preceded by
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Representative for the Tōkyō PR block
2005–2009
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
Fumiaki Matsumoto
Representative for Tokyo's 7th district
2009–
Incumbent