The estimate of 38 readmitted students is the historical average of readmits
in a fall semester.
Of the respondents, 67.9 percent said they do not back the LDP move to readmit
the rebel lawmakers, underlining public disappointment with the about-face only 15 months after the party won an overwhelming victory for fighting those rebels in the House of Representatives election in September last year.
Neville Lawson, assistant director of education at RNIB, said: "We are obviously very disappointed that we cannot readmit
our pupils for the start of the academic year.
As for whether to readmit
those who lost their seats in the 2005 election, Abe said the issue has yet to be considered and that ''it will be studied by the party leadership as the situations vary case by case.''
Abe, the LDP's president, said Monday his party will readmit
11 of the 12 lawmakers it ousted last year after they pledged to support the privatization of Japan Post among other conditions.
A girl who suffered brain damage as a baby when doctors refused to readmit
her to a special care unit and treat her for a cough was yesterday awarded pounds 2.8 million damages.
Members of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Cabinet basically welcomed Abe's decision to readmit
so-called ''postal rebels'' to his ruling Liberal Democratic Party but some showed concern Tuesday that it will affect the Cabinet's approval rating.
The ruling Liberal Democratic Party is set to readmit
Monday 11 of the so-called ''postal rebels'' who former Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi purged last year for opposing his postal privatization scheme.
WELSH Secretary Peter Hain acknowledged today that he gave his blessing to a pre-war attempt by Middle East foreign ministers to persuade Saddam Hussein to readmit
UN weapons inspectors - but was unsurprised when it came to nothing.
The communist state abandoned the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, aimed at stopping the spread of weapons, one week after being given a last chance to readmit
UN nuclear inspectors kicked out on New Year's Eve.
Hiranuma, who wants the LDP to ''unconditionally'' readmit
all the postal rebels now acting as independents, discussed the conditions with fellow postal rebels later, but they did not reach any conclusion and decided to meet again Friday, they said.
The ruling Liberal Democratic Party is expected to readmit
12 lawmakers it effectively expelled last year after they opposed then Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi's plan to privatize Japan's postal services, LDP Secretary General Hidenao Nakagawa said Friday.