Abe decided Monday to readmit
11 of the 12 independents who filed a joint petition for readmission earlier that day as they pledged never again to go against the party and agreed to support his policy agenda, except for veteran lawmaker Takeo Hiranuma who refused to offer a similar pledge.
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.
A Kyodo News survey showed Sunday that nearly 60 percent of respondents to an opinion poll expressed objections to the LDP's move to readmit the postal rebels, and that Abe's support rating dropped 6.
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.
The prime minister, who also serves as LDP president, decided to readmit
the 11 lower house members after they submitted their request and pledge on Nov.
Nakagawa has said the party is expected to readmit
the 12 lawmakers who survived the House of Representatives election in September 2005 which then Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi called over the postal dispute.
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.
15 to readmit
some of the lawmakers it effectively expelled last year after they opposed then Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi's pet project of privatizing Japan's postal services, party members said Monday.
THE United States was today poised to set a deadline for Iraq to readmit
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.
Delegates also heard how two London schools were forced to readmit
knife-wielding thugs after tribunals overturned the heads' decisions to expel them.
The elasticity of the term "desire" readmits
the corporeal into critical investigation, and the fourteen essays collected here range over a spectrum of issues associated with desire, including topics traditional to Renaissance studies (Petrarchism, Neoplatonism, the figure of the hermaphrodite, virginity) and more recently admitted areas (lesbianism, homosexual desire, voyeurism).