Shinya Izumi

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Shinya Izumi (泉 信也 Izumi Shin'ya?, born August 1, 1937) is a Japanese politician, who has been serving as chairman of National Public Safety Commission in Shinzō Abe's cabinet since August 2007. He is a member of Liberal Democratic Party and member of the House of Councillors in the Diet of Japan (parliament).[1]

Born in former town of Yoshii, Fukuoka, he graduated from Kyushu University with a degree in engineering. He was elected for the first time in 1992.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Minister of State, Chairman of the National Public Safety Commission". Prime Minister of Japan and His Cabinet. Tokyo: Cabinet Public Relations Office. September 4, 2007. Retrieved December 20, 2010. 
House of Councillors of Japan
Preceded by
None
Representative by proportional representation
1992 – present
Incumbent
Political offices
Preceded by
Kensei Mizote
Minister of State, Chairman of the National Public Safety Commission of Japan
2007 – present
Incumbent
Preceded by
Sanae Takaichi
Food Safety
Minister of State for Disaster Management and Food Safety of Japan
2007 – present
Incumbent