Chris Bryant

Rhondda Labour

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How Chris Bryant voted since 2001
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  • Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
  • Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition feesDetails
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
  • Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during electionsDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensionsDetails

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Chris Bryant hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Parliamentary Standards 8 Apr 2014

    I have complained many times about the media and the way in which it has operated over the years in relation to Parliament, but I say to Members that there is no point in railing against it on this particular issue. The truth is that the parliamentary system of self-regulation and semi-self-regulation has been on trial in the court of public opinion for a considerable period, and for most of...
  • Justice and Home Affairs Opt-out 7 Apr 2014

    That was a good joke at the end. It seems to me that there are an awful lot of ironies in this debate. The biggest irony of the lot must be that last week the Deputy Prime Minister and the leader of the UK Independence party got themselves all in a lather about the European Union, as apparently the whole country is fixated on this issue, yet the attendance in the Chamber this afternoon is...
  • Justice and Home Affairs Opt-out 7 Apr 2014

    No, I am not. The hon. Lady complained that the Government and Members of the House of Lords advanced their argument on the European arrest warrant only because it was more convenient and practical. I am trying to suggest that convenience and practicality are three quarters of the point. In the end, it is in the interests of British people. I shall take the American point as an example. When...

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Labour MP for Rhondda

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Topics of interest

  • Home Department
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Work and Pensions
  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Treasury
  • Pay
  • Parliamentary Private Secretaries: Visits Abroad
  • Universal Credit
  • UK Border Force
  • Leveson Inquiry

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Home Affairs) (7 Oct 2011 to 7 Oct 2013)
  • Shadow Minister (Justice) (Political and Constitutional Reform) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
  • Shadow Minister (Europe) (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Europe), Foreign and Commonwealth Office (25 Mar 2010 to 11 May 2010)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (13 Oct 2009 to 25 Mar 2010)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Foreign & Commonwealth Office (10 Jun 2009 to 13 Oct 2009)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Harriet Harman QC, Minister of State), Government Equalities Office (16 Oct 2008 to 10 Dec 2008)
  • Parliamentary Secretary, House of Commons (6 Oct 2008 to 10 Jun 2009)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Harriet Harman QC, Lord Privy Seal), Leader of the House of Commons (4 Aug 2008 to 10 Dec 2008)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Harriet Harman QC, Minister of State), Government Equalities Office (4 Aug 2008 to 29 Sep 2008)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Harriet Harman QC (Leader of the House of Commons)), Leader of the House of Commons (7 Nov 2007 to 4 Aug 2008)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Harriet Harman QC (Leader of the House of Commons)), Leader of the House of Commons (25 Oct 2007 to 7 Nov 2007)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Harriet Harman QC, Lord Privy Seal), Leader of the House of Commons (11 Oct 2007 to 25 Oct 2007)
  • Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (27 Jul 2007 to 11 May 2010)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Harriet Harman QC, (Leader of the House of Commons)), Leader of the House of Commons (26 Jul 2007 to 11 Oct 2007)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Harriet Harman QC, Lord Privy Seal), Leader of the House of Commons (26 Jul 2007 to 26 Jul 2007)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Harriet Harman QC, (as Leader of the Commons)), Leader of the House of Commons (23 Jul 2007 to 26 Jul 2007)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Harriet Harman QC, Lord Privy Seal), Leader of the House of Commons (16 Jul 2007 to 23 Jul 2007)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Harriet Harman QC (as Leader of the Commons)), Leader of the House of Commons (28 Jun 2007 to 16 Jul 2007)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Lord Falconer of Thoroton, Secretary of State), Department for Constitutional Affairs (before 10 Nov 2005 to 13 Jun 2006)
  • Member, House of Lords Reform (Joint Committee) (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Culture, Media & Sport Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)

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  • Has spoken in 115 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 76 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 74.41% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 67 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1418 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Apr 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Weekly column for The Independent, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT (£30,000-£35,000):
Payment of £2,500 received for March 2012. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 4 April 2013)
Payment of £2,500 received for April 2012. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 4 April 2013)
Payment of £2,500 received for May 2012. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 4 April 2013)
Payment of £2,500 received for June 2012. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 4 April 2013)
Payment of £2,500 received for July 2012. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 4 April 2013)
Payment of £2,500 received for August 2012. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 4 April 2013)
Payment of £2,500 received for September 2012. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 4 April 2013)
Payment of £2,500 received for October 2012. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 4 April 2013)
Payment of £2,500 received for November 2012. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 4 April 2013)
Payment of £2,500 received for December 2012. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 4 April 2013)
Payment of £2,500 received for January 2013. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 4 April 2013)
Payment of £2,500 received for February 2013. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 4 April 2013)
Payment of £2,500 received for March 2013. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 4 April 2013)
Payment of £2,500 received for April 2013. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 22 April 2013)
Payment of £2,500 received on 21 May 2013. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 4 June 2013)
Payment of £2,500 received on 21 June 2013. Hours: 10 hrs. (Registered 2 September 2013)
Payment of £2,500 received on 21 July 2013. Hours: 10 hrs. (Registered 2 September 2013)
Payment of £2,500 received on 21 August 2013. Hours: 10 hrs. (Registered 2 September 2013)
Payment of £2,500 received on 21 September 2013. Hours: 10 hrs. (Registered 7 October 2013)
Payment of £2,500 received on 21 October 2013. Hours: 10 hrs. (Registered 3 December 2013)
Payment of £2,500 received on 21 November 2013. Hours: 10 hrs. (Registered 3 December 2013)
Payment of £2,500 received on 21 December 2013. Hours: 8 hrs. (Registered 3 February 2014)
Payment of £1,250 received on 21 January 2014. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 3 February 2014)
Payment of £500 received on 29 August 2013 from The Times, 3 Thomas More Square, London E98 1TT, for article. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 2 September 2010)
Payment of £15,375 received 30 May 2013 from Transworld Publishers, 20 Vauxhall Bridge Road, London SW1V 2SA, as an advance for a book to be published in 2014. Hours: in excess of 500 hours over the last five years. (Registered 4 June 2013)
Payment of £2,077.97 from Fundación Euroamérica, General Arrando, 38, 28010 Madrid, Spain, for speaking at the IV Foro México-Union Europea on 28-29 November 2013. Fundación Euroamérica also paid the costs of my flights and hotel accommodation for two nights; value £4,987.12. Hours: 2 hrs plus preparation and travel. (Registered 3 December 2013)
8. Land and Property
Residential property in London from which rental income is received.

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