Liberal Party (Hatoyama)
(Nihon Jiyūtō (Hatoyama))
PM Hatoyama was elected on 9 December 1954 (yes: 257 [lower house]; yes: 116 [upper house]) following the resignation of PM Yoshida. He promised to dissolve parliament and to hold an election by spring. Cabinet ends with the dissolution of parliament on 24 January 1955.