Chris Bryant

MP, Rhondda

Rhondda Labour

Chris Bryant’s voting in Parliament

Chris Bryant is a Labour MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

However, Chris Bryant sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Chris Bryant generally voted for a transparent Parliament, while most Labour MPs generally voted against. Show votes

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Chris Bryant never rebelled against their party in this parliament

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Labour MP for Rhondda

Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election

Expenses

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Topics of interest

  • Department for Culture Media and Sport
  • Home Department
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Work and Pensions
  • Prime Minister
  • Telecommunications
  • Universal Credit
  • Broadband
  • Pay
  • Parliamentary Private Secretaries: Visits Abroad

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (since 8 May 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Culture, Media and Sport) (3 Dec 2014 to 8 May 2015)
  • Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions) (7 Oct 2013 to 3 Dec 2014)
  • 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) (13 Oct 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (9 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)
  • Deputy Leader of the House of Commons (5 Oct 2008 to 5 Jun 2009)
  • 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, Lord Privy Seal), Leader of the House of Commons (4 Aug 2008 to 10 Dec 2008)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Harriet Harman QC (Leader of the House of Commons)), Leader of the House of Commons (25 Oct 2007 to 4 Aug 2008)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Harriet Harman QC, Lord Privy Seal), Leader of the House of Commons (11 Oct 2007 to 25 Oct 2007)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Harriet Harman QC, Lord Privy Seal), Leader of the House of Commons (26 Jul 2007 to 26 Jul 2007)
  • Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (26 Jul 2007 to 6 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, (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)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (4 Jun 2007 to 8 Nov 2007)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Lord Falconer of Thoroton, Secretary of State), Department for Constitutional Affairs (10 Nov 2005 to 13 Jun 2006)
  • Member, House of Lords Reform (Joint Committee) (19 Jun 2002 to 5 May 2005)
  • Member, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 12 Jul 2005)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 54 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 360 written questions in the last year — well 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 58.49% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below 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.
  • 83 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Chris Bryant’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1489 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Aug 2015.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Doubleday/Transworld Publishers (Updated 30 September 2014), 20 Vauxhall Bridge Road, London SW1V 2SA:
Advance of £16,400 for a new book. Hours: 20 hrs. (Registered 30 September 2014)
Advance of £5,125 for a book already published. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 11 May 2015)
Payments from The Guardian, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9GU:
Payment of £90 for an article. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 30 September 2014)
Payment of £450 for an article. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 21 October 2014)
Payments from the Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society, The Writers’ House, 13 Haydon St, London EC3N 1DB: (Registered 06 March 2015)
Payment of £149.65 in relation to copyright for previous works. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 06 March 2015)
20 July 2015, received £250 from the New Statesman, John Carpenter House, 7 Carmelite Street, London EC4Y 0BS, for a book review. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 20 July 2015)
6. Land and property: (i) value over £100,000 (ii) rental income of over £10,000 a year
Until March 2015 (Updated 18 May 2015), residential property in London: (i) and (ii)

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