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Jin MATSUBARA
Minister of State for Consumer Affairs and Food Safety Jin MATSUBARA
Date of birth
July 31, 1956
Birth Place
Tokyo
Constituency
House of Representatives; Tokyo No.3; fourth term

Profile

Career:

Jan.2012Chairman of the National Public Safety Commission
Minister of State for Consumer Affairs and Food Safety
Minister for the Abduction Issue
(Reshuffled Noda Cabinet)
Sep.2011Served as Senior Vice Minister of Land, Infrastructure,
Transport and Tourism
(Noda Cabinet)
Jan.2011Served as chairman of the House of Representatives special
committee on combat with maritime piracy, prevention of
transnational terrorism and our support activities (177th Diet)
Oct.2010Served as chairman of the House of Representatives special
committee on combat with maritime piracy, prevention of
transnational terrorism and our support activities (176th Diet)
Oct.2009Served as First chairman of the Budget Committee of the
House of Representatives
Sep.2009Served as Deputy chairman of the Diet Affairs Committee, DPJ
Aug.2009Reelected to the House of Representatives
(fourth term) (45th general election)
Sep.2007Served as Deputy Chief of the office for abduction issues, DPJ
Sep.2006Served as vice-secretary general, the Democratic Party of
Japan
Sep.2005Reelected to the House of Representatives
(third term) (44th general election)
Nov.2003Reelected to the House of Representatives
(second term) (43rd general election)
Jun.2000First won a House of Representatives seat
(42nd general election)
Jul.1993Won a seat in the Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly (second term)
Jul.1989Won a seat in the Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly (first term)
Personal Motto:
  Dedicate all my strength to overcome each challenge
Hobbies:
  Reading books, swimming, and listening to music (classical music)
My Respected Person:
  Konosuke MATSUSHITA
Family:
  Wife, two sons and a daughter

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